Upcoming Conferences and Residencies through July

Want to meet up with agents and editors?
Want to hone your writing skills with other dedicated writers?

This list can help.

I’ve put together some upcoming conferences and residencies for the first half of 2018 to help you reach your writing goals this year. If you’re going to attend any, let us know in the Spalding Alumni Facebook group so we can meet up with fellow alumni while there.

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January 2018

Eckerd College Writers’ Conference

Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Type: Conference
Event Date: January 13, 2018

The 14th annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise will be held from January 13, 2018, to January 20, 2018, at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. The conference features lectures, panels, roundtable discussions, readings, and workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty includes poets Richard Blanco, Denise Duhamel, Major Jackson, and Peter Meinke; fiction writers Lan Samantha Chang, Andre Dubus III, Laura Lippman, Stewart O’Nan, Cathie Pelletier, Les Standiford, Sterling Watson; creative nonfiction writers Ann Hood and Helen Wallace; editor Colleen Lawrie (PublicAffairs); and agent Alexis Hurley (InkWell Management). The cost of the conference is $875, which does not include lodging or meals. Lodging is available at the nearby Magnuson Cove Hotel for a discounted rate of $77 per night, and at the Avalon Hotel in downtown St. Petersburg for $113 per night. Scholarships are available. Using the online application system, submit a writing sample of 10 to 15 pages of poetry or up to 25 pages of prose (and a synopsis for excerpts of book-length works) and an artist statement with a $25 application fee by November 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Location: Delray Beach, FL
Type: Conference
Event Date: January 15, 2018

The 14th annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival will be held from January 15, 2018, to January 20, 2018, in downtown Delray Beach, Florida. The festival featured workshops, readings, craft talks, manuscript consultations, panel discussions, and social events for poets. The faculty includes poets Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Chard diNirod, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ross Gay, Rodney Jones, Phillis Levin, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Tim Seibles. The guest speaker is peot Coleman Barks. The cost of tuition is $895 for workshop participants and $495 for auditors; one-on-one manuscript consultations with Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, and Nicole Brown are available for an additional $99. Submit three poems of up to six pages with a $25 application fee by November 10. Lodging was available at area hotels for discounted rates, starting at $149 per night. Visit the website for more information.

February 2018

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

Location: Tempe, AZ
Type: Conference
Event Date: February 22, 2018

The 2018 Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference will be held from February 22 to February 24 on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and publishing, as well as craft classes, lectures, panel discussions, and readings. The faculty includes poets Kaveh Akbar, Natalie Diaz, and Jenny Johnson; fiction writers Charlie Jane Anders, Matt Bell, Tod Goldberg, Kevin McIlvoy, and Claire Vaye Watkins; and nonfiction writer Ander Monson. The cost of the conference is $400. Boxed lunches are available for an additional $15 per day. Registration is first come, first served; the deadline is February 9. Lodging is available at nearby hotels and inns. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

March 2018

Poetry in the Park Workshop

Location: Springdale, UT
Type: Conference
Event Date: March 2, 2018

The ninth annual Poetry in the Park Workshop, sponsored by the Utah State Poetry Society, the Zion Park Forever Project, and the Zion Canyon Field Institute, will be held on March 2 at Zion National Park near Springdale, Utah. The program includes a poetry workshop with poet Jim Barton, and a guided nature walk with a ZCFI naturalist. The cost of the workshop is $55 or $20 for students, which includes a free park pass. Lodging is available at the nearby Cable Mountain Lodge or at campsites in the park. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

Location: Tampa, FL
Type: Conference
Event Date: March 7, 2018

The 50th annual AWP Conference and Book Fair will be held from March 7 to March 10 at the Tampa Convention Center and the Marriott Tampa Waterside in Tampa. The conference features 550 panel discussions and readings, a book fair, and meetings for writers, publishers, teachers, and arts administrators. The cost of the conference is $315 for nonmembers, $215 for members, and $65 for students. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Tucson Festival of Books

Location: Tuson, AZ
Type: Festival
Event Date: March 10, 2018

The 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books will be held from March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018, on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. The festival features workshops in fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, author talks, panels, and a book fair. A full list of participating authors will be announced in November. All workshops and events are free and open to the public. All proceeds from the Festival support local literacy programs. Visit the website for more information.

Virginia Festival of the Book

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Type: Festival
Event Date: March 21, 2018

The 24th annual Virginia Festival of the Book will be held from March 21 to March 25, 2018, in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia, to celebrate books and promote literacy. The festival features readings, panels, discussions with writers and publishing professionals, book signings, and film screenings. Participating writers have included poets Michael Chitwood, Rita Dove, and Ansel Elkins; fiction writers Edwidge Danticat, David Baldacci, and John Grisham; and creative nonfiction writers Jennifer Ackerman, Matthew Gibson, and David McCullough. Most events are free and open to the public. Lodging is available at area hotels and inns for discounted rates. Visit the website for more information.

Furious Flower Collegiate Summit: Poetry Without Boundaries

Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Type: Conference
Event Date: March 22, 2018
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

The 2018 Furious Flower Collegiate Summit: Poetry Without Boundaries will be held from March 22 to March 24 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The summit, open to undergraduate and graduate students from any college or university program, features workshops in poetry, round-table discussions, an open mic, and a trip to Charlottesville to attend the Virginia Festival of the Book. The program “explores how poetry reaches across geographical borders and beyond conventional literary and ideological boundaries.” The faculty includes poets Brenda Marie Osbey and Anastacia Renée. Tyehimba Jess will give a reading and presentation. The registration fee is $50; registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

April 2018

Saint-Paul de Vence James Baldwin Writer-in-Residence Program

Location: France
Type: Residency
Event Date: April 2018
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

Les Amis de la Maison Baldwin offers a thirty-day residency between late March and early May to an emerging poet, fiction writer, or creative nonfiction writer at James Baldwin’s former home in Saint-Paul de Vence, France. The resident is provided with lodging in a private home in the center of a village, which includes a writing studio and full kitchen with food for daily breakfasts. Daily lunches or dinners will be offered through partnerships with local restaurants and host families. During the residency, the writer is asked to give a reading, teach a workshop, or design a creative public program. The resident will also be asked to volunteer one day per week at the Maison Baldwin Welcome Center. There is no cost to attend the residency; travel expenses are not included. Submit 10 to 20 pages of poetry or prose, a bio, and a project statement by January 15. There is no application fee. Visit the website for more information.

Iceland Writers Retreat

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Type: Conference
Event Date: April 11, 2018
Application Deadline: March 11, 2018

The 2018 Iceland Writers Retreat for fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers will be held from April 11 to April 15 at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura in Reykjavík, Iceland. The retreat offers workshops, panels, lectures, and time to write, as well as tours of Iceland. The faculty includes fiction writers Priya Basil, Terry Fallis, Hallgrímur Helgason, Alice Hoffman, Gwendoline Riley, and Susan Shreve; and nonfiction writers Hilton Als, Rory MacLean, Andri Snær Magnason, and Pamela Paul. The cost of the retreat is isk $299,000 (approximately $2,800), which includes lodging, most meals, and tours. Travel is not included. An optional two-day extension is available for an additional isk 70,700 (approximately $660). Registration is first come, first served; the deadline is March 11. Visit the website for more information.

Las Vegas Writers Conference

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Type: Conference
Event Date: April 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

The 2018 Las Vegas Writers Conference will be held from April 19 to April 21 at the Tuscany Suites & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference features workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, and publishing, as well as pitch sessions with agents. The faculty includes fiction writer Cheree Alsop; nonfiction writers Christine Fairchild and Richard Rieman; editors Grace Menary-Winefield (Sourcebooks), Rhonda Penders (Wild Rose Press), and Michael Strother (Little, Brown); agents Danielle Burby (Nelson Literary), Lisa Abellara (Kimberley Cameron), and Paul Stevens (Donald Maass Literary); and publishing consultant Jane Friedman. The cost of the conference, which includes all meals and pitch sessions, is $425 until January 31 and $500 thereafter. The cost for a one-day pass is $300. The cost for a full-day workshop with Jane Friedman is $250. Lodging is available at the conference hotel for discounted rates, beginning at $69 per night. The conference is limited to 150 participants; registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Belize Writers Conference

Location: Ambergris Caye, Belize
Type: Conference
Event Date: April 23, 2018
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

The 2018 Belize Writers’ Conference for fiction and creative nonfiction writers will be held from April 23, 2018, to April 28, 2018, at a beachfront eco-lodge in Belize. The conference features panels, workshops, master classes and critique sessions with agents, presentations by local experts on the history of Belize and the Maya, and daily yoga and meditation classes. The faculty includes nonfiction writers Jane Anne Staw and Joey Garcia; and agents Carrie Howland (Empire Literary) and Kate Johnson (Wolf Literary Services). The cost of the conference, including lodging and all meals, ranges from $1,629 for a shared room with a shared bathroom, to $2,499 for a private seafront cabana with a private bathroom. Travel expenses are not included. To apply, submit up to 1,500 words of prose with a $15 entry fee by March 15, 2018. Applications and payment received by November 1, 2017, will be entered into a raffle to win prizes, including VIP membership in the Nonfiction Authors Association, a query letter critique with Jane Anne Straw, and a bag of Belizean gifts. The conference is limited to 30 writers; early applications are encouraged. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Sonoma County Writers Camp

Location: Occidental, CA
Type: Conference
Event Date: April 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

The 2018 Sonoma County Writers Camp for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers will be held from April 25 to April 29, from August 1 to August 5, and from October 18 to October 22 at the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center in Occidental, California, approximately 70 miles from San Francisco and Oakland. The retreat features daily generative workshops, panels, readings, dinners with agents, editors, and guest authors, a welcome wine reception, and optional daily physical activities including yoga classes and guided hikes. The faculty includes fiction writers Ellen Sussman and Elizabeth Stark. Participating publishing professionals include agents Jennifer Soloway (Andrea Brown Literary Agency), Andy Ross (Andy Ross Literary Agency), and Mary C. Moore (Kimberly Cameron and Associates). The cost of the retreat, which includes lodging and all meals, ranges from $1,650 for lodging in a four-person yurt, to $1,850 for lodging in a double room in a guest house. The retreat is limited to 24 participants; applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.

Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

Location: Whidbey Island, WA
Type: Conference
Event Date: April 27, 2018
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference will be held from April 27 to April 30 at the Inn at Manchester in Manchester, Vermont. The conference features evaluation and discussion of book-length and chapbook-length poetry manuscripts with poets, editors, and publishers. The faculty includes poets and editors Joan Houlihan, Stephen Motika, Martha Rhodes, and Ellen Doré Watson. The cost of the conference is $1,475, which includes tuition, a private room, and meals. Using the online application system, submit three to four poems and a brief bio. There is no application fee. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

May 2018

Cuba Writers Program

Location: Havana, Cuba
Type: Conference
Event Date: May 14, 2018
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

The Cuba Writers Program will be held from May 14 to May 22 in Havana, Cuba. The program features mixed-genre workshops for fiction and nonfiction writers, as well as lectures, cultural activities, and opportunities to meet with Cuban writers and artists. The faculty includes fiction and nonfiction writers Ann Hood and Alden Jones. Fiction writer Tim Weed will present lectures on Cuban history and culture. Tuition is $3,950, which includes workshops, most meals, ground transportation, site visits, and shared lodging. Airfare is not included. Private lodging, space permitting, is available for an additional $600. Submit up to five pages of prose and a statement of intent by January 15. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis; early applications are encouraged. There is no application fee. Visit the website for more information.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts- France

Location: Auvillar, France
Type: Conference
Event Date: May 28, 2018
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts offers summer workshops at Le Moulin à Nef, its studio center in the village of Auvillar, France. The poetry workshop O Taste and See: Writing the Senses in Deep France, taught by Marilyn Kallet, will be held from May 28 to June 4, 2018. The cost is $2,395, which includes tuition, lodging, and some meals. The registration deadline is January 31, 2018. There is a $500 nonrefundable registration fee. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Spring 2018 Spalding Residency

Location: Louisville, KY
Type: Residency
Event Date: May 25- June 3, 2018

The Spring 2018 Residency is taking place May 25- June 3, 2018 in Louisville. Alumni are invited back to residency as PGRAs and can participate in lectures and panels. The alumni association also holds Homecoming the last weekend of Spring residency. It is packed with panels, lectures, readings, a breakfast mixer with faculty, a Celebration of Recently Published Books by Alumni, film and play festivals, and a SPLoveFest boo fair where you an bring your own books or creative arts to display and sell.

June 2018

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference

Location: Middlebury, VT
Type: Conference
Event Date: June 1, 2018
Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

The 2018 Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference will be held from June 1 to June 7 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for poets and prose writers whose work deals with the environment and the natural world, includes workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, craft classes, meetings with editors and agents, and readings by faculty and guests. The faculty includes poets Brooks Haxton and Amber Flora Thomas; fiction writer Luís Alberto Urrea; and nonfiction writers Ted Genoways, Deirdre Heekin, Scott Russell Sanders, and Ginger Strand. Tuition is $2,290, which includes lodging and meals. The fee for auditors who do not have a manuscript is $1,950. Financial aid is available. Submit up to eight pages of poetry or up to 4,000 words of prose with a $15 application fee by February 15. Space is limited; admissions are first come, first served. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

Location: Middlebury, VT
Type: Conference
Event Date: June 1, 2018
Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

The 2018 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference will be held from June 1 to June 7 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for both emerging and established translators, includes translation workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, craft classes, meetings with editors and agents, and readings by faculty and guests. The faculty includes translators Kazim Ali, Susan Bernofsky, Mónica de la Torre, Bill Johnston, and Sora Kim-Russell. Tuition is $2,290, which includes lodging and meals. The fee for auditors who do not have a manuscript is $1,950. Financial aid is available. Submit up to eight pages of translated poetry or up to 4,000 words of translated prose with the original works and a $15 application fee by February 15. Space is limited; admissions are first come, first served. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

The Writer’s Hotel NYC Writers Conference

Location: New York City, NY
Type: Conference
Event Date: June 6, 2018
Application Deadline: March 9, 2018

The 2018 Writer’s Hotel NYC Writers Conference will be held from June 6 to June 12 in New York City at the Library Hotel, the Casablanca Hotel, and the Algonquin Hotel. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures on craft and publishing, readings, meetings with agents and editors, and walking tours of New York City. The faculty includes poets Cornelius Eady, Marie Howe, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Tim Seibles; fiction writers Jill Bialosky, Elyssa East, Elizabeth Hand, Sapphire, Shanna McNair, and Scott Wolven; and nonfiction writers Rob Spillman and Marion Winik. Guest lecturers include editor Carey Salerno of Alice James Books and agent Erin Harris of Folio Literary Management. Conference attendees will each receive a pre-conference manuscript consultation with Shanna McNair and Scott Wolven, and will have opportunities to read their work at venues around New York City. The cost of the conference is $3,000. Lodging and meals are not included. Using the online application system, submit 15 pages of poetry or 5,000 words of prose and a brief bio with a $30 application fee by March 9. Space is limited. Visit the website for more information.

Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

Location: Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Type: Conference
Event Date: June 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

The 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Summer Seminar will be held from June 10 to June 16 and from June 17 to June 23 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The conference features weeklong seminars with daily workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as one-on-one manuscript consultations, panel discussions, and readings. The faculty includes poets Rebecca Gayle Howell, Samantha Tetangco, Amelia Martens, and Britton Shurley; and fiction writers Kea Wilson, Sequoia Nagamatsu, Phong Nguyen, Randi Beck, and Alexander Weinstein. Tuition is $975 per week. Lodging is available in a nearby guesthouse for $625 for a shared room and $925 for a private room. To apply for a scholarship, submit up to 10 pages or prose and a letter of interest with a $25 application fee by May 1. For a manuscript consultation, submit five poems totaling no more than 12 pages or up to 20 pages of prose by May 15. Visit the website for more information.

Juniper Summer Writing Institute

Location: Amherst, MA
Type: Conference
Event Date: June 17, 2018
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Application Deadline: March 11, 2018

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute will be held from June 17 to June 24 on the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst. The program features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft seminars, manuscript consultations, and readings. The faculty includes poets Dorothea Lasky, Rickey Laurentiis, and Dara Wier; fiction writers Noy Holland, Mitchell S. Jackson, and Joy Williams; and creative nonfiction writer Eileen Myles. Poet Bianca Stone will lead a Words and Pictures workshop. Visiting writers include poets Terrance Hayes, Lisa Olstein, Evie Shockley, Safiya Sinclair, and Matthew Zapruder; fiction writers Stephen Graham Jones and Leni Zumas; and fiction and creative nonfiction writer Paul Lisicky. Tuition, which includes some meals, is $1,600. Manuscript consultations are available for an additional $150. Lodging ranges from $48 per night for a campus dorm room to $336 per night for a private room at a nearby campus hotel. Scholarships and grants are available. Using the online application system, submit five to seven pages of poetry or seven to nine pages of prose with a $35 application fee. General applications are accepted on a rolling basis; the deadline for scholarship applications is March 11. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Aspen Summer Words Writing Retreat

Location: Aspen, CO
Type: Festival

Event Date: June 17, 2018
Application Deadline: February 27, 2018

The 42nd annual Aspen Summer Words Writing Conference and Literary Festival will be held from June 17 to June 22 at the Gant Hotel in Aspen, Colorado. The conference features workshops, panels, and readings, as well as opportunities to meet with agents and editors. The faculty includes poet Tina Chang; fiction writers Tom Perrotta and Helen Schulman; and nonfiction writers Bruce Handy, Aran Shetterly, and Margot Lee Shetterly. Tuition is $1,525, which includes some meals. A limited number of scholarships are available. To apply for a workshop in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or novel editing, submit a writing sample of up to 10 pages with a $30 application fee by February 27. Registration for an introductory writing course is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Chuckanut Writers Conference

Location: Bellingham, WA
Type: Conference
Event Date: June 22, 2018
Application Deadline: June 21, 2018

The 2018 Chuckanut Writers Conference, cohosted by Whatcom Community College and Village Books, will be held from June 22, 2018, to June 23, 2018, on the campus of Whatcom Community College in the scenic coastal city of Bellingham, Washington. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as consultations with agents and editors, readings, and open mics. Optional preconference master classes will be held on June 21. The faculty for the 2018 conference will be announced in January, 2018; past faculty have included poet Oliver de la Paz; fiction writers Sherman Alexie and Samuel Ligon; creative nonfiction writers Erik Larson, Brenda Miller and Ijeoma Oluo; and poetry and nonfiction writer Priscilla Long. The cost of the conference, not including meals, is $239 from January 1 to May 31 and $279 thereafter. The registration deadline is June 21. Lodging is available at area hotels for discounted rates. Visit the website for the required entry form and more information.

July 2018

DISQUIET International Literary Program

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Type: Conference
Event Date: July 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

The eighth annual DISQUIET International Literary Program, sponsored by Dzanc Books and Fundação Luso-Americana, will be held from July 1 to July 13 in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, craft talks, and literary walks. The faculty includes poets Erica Dawson, Denise Duhamel, and Terri Witek; fiction writer Katherine Vaz; and fiction and nonfiction writers Arthur Flowers, Maaza Mengiste, and Robert Olmstead. Tuition is $1,950; lodging and meals are not included. The Dzanc Books annual literary contest, valued at $5,000, includes full tuition, airfare, and lodging, and will be given to a poet, fiction writer, or creative nonfiction writer; submit up to six poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 20 pages of prose with a $15 entry fee by January 31. Four full scholarships are also available for North American writers of Luso descent; submit up to 10 pages of poetry or prose and a personal statement by February 9. There is no application fee. For general conference applications, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or prose and a refundable $150 tuition deposit. Financial aid is available. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Southampton Writers Conference

Location: Southampton, NY
Type: Conference
Event Date: July 11, 2018
Application Deadline: January 1, 2018
Financial Aid Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

The 43rd annual Southampton Writers Conference will be held from July 11 to July 22 at the Stony Brook Southampton campus on the East End of Long Island, located on the Atlantic coast 90 miles east of New York City. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, lectures, and manuscript consultations with agents. The faculty includes poets Billy Collins, Cornelius Eady, and Sharon Olds; fiction writers Amy Hempel, Matthew Klam, Marisa Silver, and Frederic Tuten; and creative nonfiction writers Melissa Bank and Roger Rosenblatt. Other participating writers and publishing professionals include fiction writer Meg Wolitzer, agent Suzanne Gluck (William Morris Endeavor), and publisher Michael Morrison (HarperCollins). The cost of a five-day workshop is $1,395; the cost of a twelve-day workshop is $1,995. Tuition includes access to all conference events. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry or 10 to 20 pages of prose by April 1; there is no application fee. Scholarships are available. To apply, submit a statement of purpose by March 1. Participants may also register for a twelve-day residency at the conference, without a workshop, for $500, which includes access to morning and evening events. The deadline is April 1; there is no application fee. Housing is available for an additional $51 per night for a shared room or $60 per night for a private room. Visit the website for more information.

Summer 2018 Spalding Residency

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Type: Residency
Event Date: July 12-23, 2018
Application Deadline: March 20, 2018

The Summer 2018 Residency is taking place in Kyoto, Japan from July 12-23. For Alumni, Residency includes the opening and farewell dinners, half day tours to Nara and literary Kyoto, a full-day excursion to Hiroshima, Kembu sword dancing demonstration and walking tour of Gio performing arts district, and 10 nights at the New Miyako Hotel in Kyoto. Alumni can also attend lectures and panels. Alums can also attend as a student and participate in workshops.

Am I missing any conferences or residencies? Let me know so I can include them.

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