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Conferences & Residencies

POETS & WRITERS MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES application information for writers conferences, literary festivals, residencies, and colonies of interest to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Applications for the following events are due shortly. Conferences and festivals with rolling, first-come, first-served admission are listed well in advance. Some accept registration on the date of the event. Contact the sponsoring organization for an application and complete guidelines. When requesting information by mail, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE).

Broadleaf Writers Conference

The fourth annual Broadleaf Writers Conference will be held from September 21 to September 22 at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta. The conference features workshops for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers, as well as panels and individual consultations with agents and publishing professionals. The faculty includes poet Collin Kelley; fiction writers Becky Albertalli, Angie Thomas, and Julian Winters; and nonfiction writer Denene Millner. Participating publishing professionals include agents Moe Ferrera (BookEnds Literary Agency) and Kelly Peterson (Rees Literary Agency) and editors and publishers Lou Aronica (Story Plant) and Steve McCondichie (Southern Fried Karma). The cost of the conference is $225 ($200 for Broadleaf Writers members), which includes a consultation with an agent or publishing professional. Additional consultations are available for $25. Single-day passes are also available for $150. Registration is first come, first served. Lodging is available at nearby hotels. Visit the website for more information.

Broadleaf Writers Conference, Broadleaf Writers Association, 453 Ashburton Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30317. Zachary Steele, Contact.

broadleafwriters@gmail.com

broadleafwriters.com/4th-annual-broadleaf

Cape Cod Writers Center Conference

The 2019 Cape Cod Writers Center Conference will be held from August 1 to August 4 at the Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The conference features workshops and craft classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as mentoring sessions

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