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The best writing conferences in the Midwest

Our readers pick their favorite writing conferences in the Midwest.

Best writing conferences
Readers’ picks for their favorite writing conferences in America.


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 and July (2019 dates pending)

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