Here are a few writing events that I’ve found in the Northeast. Feel free to send me info on others.
- The Big Book Giveaway, Mohegan Sun, (TBD).
- SCSU MFA Writers’ Conference: A Gaterhing of CT-Region Writers, March 6 & 7, 2015 (New!)
- Mark Twain House Annual Writers Weekend, Hartford, CT, April 17-19, 2015.
- CAPA-U, Hartford, CT, (May TBD?).
- Wesleyan Writers Conference, Middletown, June 10-14, 2015.
- Yale Writers Conference, New Haven, Session I – June 6 – 16, Session II – June 18 – 21, 2015. (Application required)
- Yale Publishing Course, New Haven, Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media: July 12-17, 2015, Leadership Strategies in Book Publishing: July 19-24, 2015.
- Fairfield University’s Summer Writers Conference, Enders Island, July 17-21, 2015. (Application required)
- Unicorn Writers Conference, Portland, August 15, 2015.
- Ridgefield Writers Conference, September 25-26, 2015. (Application required)
- Westport Writers Workshop (ongoing)
- Stonecoast Writers Conference, Freeport, July.
- Maine Crime Wave Conference, Portland, April.
- Writers’ Conference at Ocean Park, Ocean Park, August.
- New England Book Festival Convention, Boston, January.
- New England Publishing Conference, Southbridge, April.
- Romance Writers of America – New England Chapter Conference, Burlington, May.
- Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators, Springfield, May.
- Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, May.
- Writer’s Digest Retreat by the Sea, Scituate, June.
- Writers’ Workshop, William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, Boston, June.
- Juniper Summer Writing Institute, UMASS-Amherst, June.
- Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, Martha’s Vineyard, July.
- Cape Cod Writers Center Conference, Hyannis, August.
- The Viable Paradise Experience (Science Fiction & Fantasy), Martha’s Vineyard, October.
- Boston Book Festival, Boston, October.
- New England Crime Bake, Dedham, November.
- Digital Book World, NYC, January.
- Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators – Annual Conference, NYC, February.
- Association of Journalists and Authors Writers Conference, NYC, April. (note: some events require membership)
- Book Expo America, NYC, May.
- Writers Conference, Hunter College, NYC, June.
- Colgate Writers’ Conference, Hamilton, June.
- Two-Week Summer Intensive in Creative Writing, NYU NYC, June. (application required)
- New York State Summer Writers Institute, Saratoga Springs, Session I: June-July, Session II: July. (application required)
- Thrillerfest, NYC, July.
- Writers Digest Conference East, NYC, August.
- Slice Literary Writers’ Conference (by Slice Magazine), Brooklyn, September.
- Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, September.
- Self-Publishing Book Expo, NYC, November.
- Gotham Writers, NYC, (ongoing)
- Summer Courses at Columbia, NYC.
- Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz.
- New Hampshire Writers’ Project: Writers’ Day, Manchester, March 22, 2014.
- Frost Place Conference on Poetry, Franconia, July 13-19, 2014.
- Ocean State Summer Writing Conference, Kingston, June 19-21, 2014.
- Rhode Island Authors Expo, Kingston, November.
- Novel Retreat, Vermont College of Fine Arts, May 20-26, 2014.
- Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference, Ripton, June 9-15.
- Writing in Place: Nature, Food, and Culture, Sterling College, Craftsbury, June 9-20, 2014.
- Green Mountain Writers Conference, Chittenden, July 28 – Aug 1, 2014.
- Vermont College of the Fine Arts Postgraduate Writers’ Conference, Montpelier, August 11-17, 2014.
- Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Ripton, August 13-23. (Application Required)
- Brattleboro Literary Festival, Brattleboro, October 2-5.