Bear River Writers’ Conference
June 2-6, 2011 – Camp Michigania, Boyne City, Michigan
The Bear River Writers’ Conference provides a serene weekend immersed in nature. Authors can attend workshops about poetry, fiction, nature writing, memoir and short story writing.
National Black Book Festival
June 10-12 , 2011 – DoubleTree Hotel, Houston
The National Black Book Festival is held in conjunction with the Houston Black Expo and attracts a wide array of authors, publishers, book clubs, libraries, and individual readers from the Southwest United States and nationwide.
Stony Brook Southampton Writers Conference
July 13-24, 2011 – Stony Brook University, Southampton, New York
The Southampton Writers Conference features guest speakers, special events and workshops on novel, short story, poetry, literary essay, memoir and creative nonfiction writing.
University of North Florida Writers Conference
August 5-7, 2011 – University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
The University of Northern Florida Writers Conference will include workshops in general fiction and nonfiction, young adult, children’s books, and poetry, as well as sessions of critiquing and networking.
Southern California Writers’ Conference
September 23-25, 2011 – Hyatt Regency, Newport Beach, California
The Southern California Writers’ Conference works to guide veteran and emerging talent. The conference will feature workshops, as well as networking opportunities and speaker events.