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  • Jun 01

    Loghaven Artist Residency

    Loghaven Artist Residency hosts emerging and established artists working in the fields of writing, visual art, music composition, dance, theater, architecture, and interdisciplinary work, for two to six-week residencies. Our goal is to provide artists wit

  • Jun 02

    First Friday Reading Series - June 2023

    Online readings featuring writers with Nebraska connections, a national presence, and a new book

  • Jun 08

    Historical Novel Society North America Conference 2023

    The Historical Novel Society North America Conference brings together authors and lovers of historical fiction to connect, learn, and grow. In 2023, over 70 author-presenters and four special guests share their expertise with over 600 in-person and virtua

  • Jun 09

    The Creativity Workshop in New York - June 9-12

    The Creativity Workshops take away the fear of writing and open the way to new ideas. They are especially helpful for writers in fiction, poetry, memoir, theatre and film to get over writing blocks.

  • Jun 11

    Juniper Summer Writing Institute

    Every summer, the Juniper Institute gathers a community of writers to explore the creative process and develop new approaches to the craft of writing. In association with the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Juni

  • Jun 18

    Mont Blanc Writers Workshop - Writing By Writers

    The Mont Blanc workshop is a one or two-week long writing adventure where writers will have the opportunity to generate new work, receive manuscript critique, explore Chamonix and hike in stunning French Alps. The workshops are limited to 12 participants

  • Jun 20

    Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference

    Every summer in late June, writers at every stage of development gather for an enlivening week of literary activity with award-winning faculty – including Pulitzer-prize winners and National Book Award winners – who are also known for their success in tea

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