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    The Fulbright Is for Writers

    Katherine Arnoldi shows how this prestigious award benefits writers


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    In the Spotlight

    Get to know members Sherwin Bitsui & Allison Adelle Hedge Coke in the first of our new series of interviews.


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In the Spotlight: Sherwin Bitsui & Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

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Regina Moya | December 2019

Podcast: Episode 77: Image & Idea: Rachel Kushner & Colm Tóibín, a Reading and Conversation, Sponsored by The Center for Fiction

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  • Feb 01

    Hedgebrook Writers in Residence Program

    The Writers in Residence Program is Hedgebrook’s core program, supporting the fully-funded residencies of approximately 40 women writers at the retreat each year.

  • Feb 12

    San Miguel Writers' Conference & Literary Festival

    SMWC is a prestigious bi-lingual, tri-cultural literary gathering in the Americas. Held in Travel & Leisure's and Conde Nast Traveler's #1 city in the world, San Miguel de Allende, in the central highlands of Mexico.

  • Feb 21

    Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

    Featuring more than 50 craft talks, workshops and panels from over 25 faculty and 20 fellows, the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference brings together over 300 writers for two days of literary craft, culture, and community every late February at

  • Feb 22

    Publishing Workshop

    February 22, 2020 A crash course in publishing your writing

  • Feb 24

    Cape Town Writers Retreat

    Acclaimed writing conference that's also a "retreat," with New York Times best-selling authors and literary agents. Not to be missed! Hosted by the Rohm Literary Agency. Guest speakers have included legendary literary agents Phoebe Larmore (agent to Marga

  • Feb 27

    Writers Studio at UCLA Extension

    Presented by the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, the Writers Studio at UCLA Extension is an intensive four days of instruction and writing.

  • Mar 02

    Writing By Writers Wolf House Residency

    Writing By Writers is pleased to offer two, one-week residencies at The Wolf House in NE Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2-8, 2020 and June 29-July 5, 2020. All applications deadline are due August 15, 2019.

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