Feel the need to brush up on your craft? Local, national, & international conferences will help you hone your literary skills. Conference organizers may list their events at Submit Your Announcement. Also see Annual Alabama Events.

  • The Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference

    June 22-28, 2014
    $545 before April 1
    Application deadline May 1

    The Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference is back at Bemidji State University with a powerful lineup of award-winning authors and teachers from across the country. Camille Dungy, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Sheri Joseph, Rebecca Brown, and Judson Mitcham will lead workshops in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and multi-genre novice, and Pam Houston is this year’s Distinguished Visiting Writer. See website for more information.


    Sean Hill

  • Alabama Writers' Conclave Conference

    July 11-13, 2014

    The Alabama Writers' Conclave was organized in 1923 and has been in continuing existence since. The Conclave members mostly hail from Alabama, although many states are represented. Members include fiction and non-fiction writers, novelists and short story writers, poets, writers of business and scientific works, freelance journalists, romance writers, publishers, patrons, and teachers. This year their conference will take place at the Hampton Inn-Mobile Bay, Fairhope, Alabama. See website for more information.


    P.T. Paul