Note: An asterisk (*) indicates a previous winner in our survey. Find all of the 2020 conference winners here.
Iowa Summer Writing Festival*
You’d be hard-pressed to find a wider selection of writing workshops than this multi-week festival in Iowa City, home to iconic literary notables like the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and The Iowa Review.
Where: Iowa City
When: June 14-July 26th, 2020
Kansas Authors Club Convention*
Writers can attend workshops and panels on a wealth of different subjects, including biography, historical nonfiction, YA fiction, and songwriting; the conference also gives out a number of literary awards at multiple ceremonies throughout the weekend.
Where: Colby, Kansas
When: October 2-4, 2020