Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
Offers access to industry professionals and key market players in the Middle East and North Africa.
Annual Writers Institute
An annual three day conference for fiction and nonfiction writers, held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Also offers a number of other courses throughout the year, and online.
Bear River Writers' Conference
Five days of intensive workshops, talks, and readings in Northern Michigan's Hemingway Country. Sponsored by the University of Michigan.
Book Expo America
An event for books and authors that gives the book industry access to new titles, authors, networking, and education.
Book Signing Events
Listing of independent bookstore's book signing events.
DFW Writers' Conference
Offers education and a chance to meet with publishing professionals from around the country. Dallas, Texas.
Desert Dreams Writers Conference
A conference for writers of all levels of experience and various genres featuring in-depth workshops, and hands-on sessions. Sponsored by the Phoenix, Arizona chapter of Romance Writers of America.
Frankfurt Book Fair
Fair for the industry, offers news and reports on the latest trends with conferences and seminars. Takes place annually.
Held in Washington, DC and offering multi-genre writer's workshops for writers of African descent.
Literary festival held in Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland on the theme of travel writing.
Kauai Writers Conference
A two day conference on craft and getting published..
Key West Literary Seminar
Festival and workshops celebrating writers and writing, held annually in Key West.
Lost State Writers Conference
Writers conference in Greeneville, Tennessee featuring published authors, agents, editors and publishers.
Mendocino Coast Writers Conference
Workshops for writers of all genres. Meet literary agents and publishers, participate in a variety of intensive workshops, one-on-one conferences with writers and agents.
Napa Valley Writers' Conference
Annual summer writing program features daily workshops in poetry and fiction, and a series of public readings and lectures.
National Novel Writing Month
NaNoWriMo is an annual (November) novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world.
National Writers Series
A year-round book festival. Traverse City, Michigan.
New England Crime Bake
Crime Bake is an annual mystery conference in New England, featuring writers, forensics experts, agents and editors. It is sponsored by the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.
New York Pitch Conference
Conference and writers workshop is held four times a year and features editors from major publishing houses.
OC Christian Writers Conference
Writers conference focused on teaching from experts in the inspirational market. Writers workshops with agents, editors, best-selling authors, producers, and screenwriters.
Online Backspace Writers Conference
Offers a week-long conference session including workshops and panel discussions.
Ozark Creative Writers Conference
The official web site of OCW, annual conference in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Conference and contest information online.
Santa Barbara Writers Conference
Founded by Barnaby Conrad in 1973, this writers conference is held annually in June..
Shaw Guides: Guide to Writers Conferences and Writing Workshops
Descriptions of writing conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide. Searchable by location and specialty. Includes calendar of upcoming programs.
Southampton Writers Conference
Annual summer and winter writers conferences at Stony Brook Southampton provides a forum for authors of all genres to study and discuss the craft of writing.
Southern California Writers' Conference
An annual conference held on the Presidents' Day weekend.
TMCC Writers' Conference
Offers a one day session, with workshops and panel discussions. Reno, Nevada.
The New Harmony Project
A writers conference that takes place in New Harmony, Indiana in the early summer each year.
Tin House Summer Writers Workshop
Tin House Magazine hosts a writing conference every July at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.
Travel Classics Writers Conferences
Professional travel writers conferences, held bi-annually in the United States and abroad. Small, exclusive events; top travel, food and wine, and lifestyle magazine editors.
Whidbey Island Writers Conference
Annual writers' conference on Whidbey Island, Washington, produced by the Whidbey Island Writers Association. Classes, workshops, and readings in an island setting.
Wildacres Writing Workshop
This workshop offers residential summer writing classes on a not-for-profit basis. It is held annually at Wildacres Retreat in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina.
Focused for the Christian market, this annual conference offers classes for beginners through professionals and meetings with editors. Held on the grounds of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.
Writers conferences and resources for aspiring authors.
Writing Immersion Retreats
Offers creative writing, yoga and painting retreats and intensives that take place in Italy, Bali and the Caribbean. Includes dates, testimonials, FAQ and sample schedule.