The 23nd Annual Baltimore Writers’ Conference
Featuring sessions on fiction, non-fiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, the business of writing, and quick critiques, the BWC is the year’s number one learning and networking opportunity for writers.
Sponsored by: Towson University’s Professional Writing Program (PRWR) and the College of Liberal Arts, The Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College, and the Johns Hopkins Masters in Writing Program.
Date: November 14
Location: Towson University, CLA Building
The Colrain Mauscript Intensive for Book Length Poetry Manuscript
The Colrain Mauscript Intensive is a very small (maximum 8), select, highly focused, 3-day conference designed for the evaluation and discussion of book-length manuscripts by editors and publishers. The intensive is open only to those who have attended a previous Colrain conference and/or those whose manuscript is close to publication (semi-finalist, finalist or publisher feedback).
Date: November 13-16
Location: Brandt House, Greenfield, Mass.
Miami Book Fair International
The books are coming. And the readers and writers will follow, as they do by the hundreds of thousands every year for the Miami Book Fair International, an eight-day literary party in November. The Fair, in its 30th year, will open Sunday November 17th with the popular Evenings With… series, featuring six nights of readings and discussions with noted authors from the United States and around the world.
Sponsored by: MIllionth Monkey, Inc. & The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College
Date: November 15-22, Street Fair November 20-22
Location: Miami, FL
Southwest Valley Writers Conference
(formerly Avondale Writers Conference)
Each fall, writers (and would-be writers) of all genres come to the Valley of the Sun to hear speakers and participate in workshops in order to hone their current skills and learn some new ones. This one-day event is designed to allow you to connect with industry professionals and other writers who have gathered to share their knowledge and love of writing.
Date: November 7
Location: Avondale, just southwest of Phoenix
Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Participants at all stages of development—from notebook scribblers to published novelists—are invited to attend a variety of morning workshops in fiction, poetry, songwriting, children’s literature, journalism, screenwriting, and creative nonfiction; afternoon panels in publishing & editing; and nightly readings & concerts.
Sponsored by: SIWC, Florida Gulf Coast University
Date: November 5-8
Location: Big Arts & The Sanibel Island Public Library, Sanibel Island, FL
San Francisco Write to Market Conference
The WTM is a writer conference event designed to be unique, pragmatic, and productively honest in terms of the professional evaluations of your novel or work-in-progress, and in the overall approach which places you on a realistic path to publication. And it all begins even before you arrive.
Date: November 12-15
Location: Corte Madera, CA
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Updated Sept. 2015