Writer’s Conferences in November


Updated September 2017

2017 Baltimore Writers’ Conference
The Baltimore Writers’ Conference is an annual literary event hosted on the campus of Towson University where writers enjoy insightful conversation about their craft, networking, quick critiques on their work, and, of course, delicious food.

This year, best-selling and award-winning novelist Margot Livesey will give the keynote address.
Date:  November 11, 2017
Location: Towson University, Liberal Arts 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  10-13, 2017
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:
Date: November  12-19, street fair 17-19
Location: Miami, FL

Algonkian Writers Conferences
Monterey Writer Retreat, A Mentor-focused Retreat for Aspiring Authors, Fiction Writers, and memoirists With Work in Progress   Monterey, CA November 1-5

NWNV Conference, In keeping with the tradition of great fantasy and science fiction conference workshops, The New Worlds, New Voices workshop teaches the most successful technique and craft in the context of each writer’s work-in-progress while also facilitating coaching sessions with established professionals, but just as importantly, the professionals of NWNV goal-focus their event on discovering and developing new SFF authors and projects with an aim towards commercial novel and short fiction publication.
New Worlds, New Voices SFF Workshops, Morro Bay, CA November 8-12

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 2-5
Location: Big Arts & The Sanibel Island Public Library, Sanibel Island, FL


If you have a conference we can add please email editor@naiwe.com with
“Attn: Ann–Conference to add” in the subject line.

Updated September 2017

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