Calendar of Upcoming Writers’ Workshops, Literary Events, Etc.
Upcoming single-day workshops at Writers & Books, Rochester, NY:
* Mini-Workshop 4: Crafting Conflict: How to make your characters hurt and your readers care - Sat., February 9 @ 11:00 am, Host: Brian Wood* Mini-Workshop 5: Writing Exercises - Sat., February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Host: Anaïs Salibian
* Mini-Workshop 6: Writing from Folk Tales - Sat., February 23, - 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, host: Didrik Söderström
* Mini-Workshop 7: Writing from Photographs – Sat., March 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Host: Karen vanMeenen
* How to Find an Agent – Sat., March 2nd, 2019 – 10 am to 12:30 pm
* Mini-Workshop 8: Writing Exercises - Sat., March 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Host: Meags Downing* Mini-Workshop 9: Writing Exercises - Sat., March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Host: Javi Mason
For more classes or additional information, visit their website: www.wab.org
Just Buffalo Literary Center Events and Workshops:
BABEL 2018-2019 Author Series at Kleinhans Symphony Hall: Authors this series: MIN JIN LEE - Wednesday, March 20, 2019; and GEORGE SAUNDERS - Thursday, April 18, 2019.Upcoming adult writing workshops : None at this time.
For more information, or to register, visit their website: http://www.justbuffalo.org
Upcoming Local and Regional Events:
Larkin Square Author Series: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, 5:30 PM at Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St., Buffalo. Authors Mason Winfield and Daniel Starr will read from their books and do signings. Books for sale through Talking Leaves Books.
Writing Day Workshops with Chuck Sambuchino is excited to announce the 2019 Pittsburgh Writing Workshop— a full-day “How to Get Published” writing event at the Wyndham Grand Downtown Pittsburgh, on Saturday, March 9, 2019. This writing event is a wonderful opportunity to get intense instruction over the course of one day, pitch a literary agent or editor (optional), get your questions answered, and more. Note that there are limited seats at the event (150 total).
For more information, visit their website: https://pittsburghwritingworkshop.com/
Creative Thinking Workshop - Friday, March 15, 2019, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
International Center for Studies in Creativity, Chase Hall 215, Buffalo State College 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222. This one-day, hands-on workshop is designed to provide participants with a proven set of principles and tools for enhanced creative problem solving that will be immediately applicable back in the workplace. For more information, visit their website: http://creativity.buffalostate.edu/
ASJA's 48th Annual Writers Conference – Collaboration Nation – May 5-6, 2018,
New York Marriott Downtown, 85 West Street, New York, New York, 10006. At the 2019 conference, we’re exploring the ways collaboration helps us succeed. We’ll have four tracks of interactive, dynamic programming focused on journalism, content marketing, books, and the business of writing, with sessions for freelancers at all phases in their careers. We’re also launching a new members-only mastermind program for small groups led by freelance experts. For more information, or to register, visit their website: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/asja2019nyc/home or www.asja.org
COLGATE University WRITERS' CONFERENCE – June 16-22, 2019, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. Application Deadline: March 30, 2019. Our senior staff is here to talk with you about writing and the writing life, and to work with you on your creative nonfiction, novel, poetry, or short fiction. Whether you are a veteran writer or a novice, we offer a full schedule of consultations, workshops, craft talks, panel discussions, readings, and informal conversations that will sustain your long-range efforts or help you get started. Bring a story, a book in progress, some poems, or a novel, and work with us on developing narrative strategies, verse techniques, and methods of research. Members of the publishing profession will also be here to discuss marketplace. For more information, visit their website:
Chautauqua Writers’ Festival - Writing & Reclamation - June 19-22, 2019. In addition to the Festival’s tradition of intensive workshops and one-on-one conferences with award-winning contemporary authors, writers also explore the craft of writing in the context of urgent social questions through panel conversations, breakout sessions, and a keynote address. All of these features are optional to workshop participants and will be included in the cost of Workshop Registration. Application Deadline is March 30, 2019. For more information, visit their website: http://www.colgate.edu/community/conference-services-and-summer-programs/adult-programs/colgate-writers-conference
Writing Day Workshops with Chuck Sambuchino is excited to announce the Cleveland Writing Workshop 2019 on Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Cleveland, OH. This “how to get published” event will have attending agents to pitch: Vicki Selvaggio (Storm Literary), Hope Bolinger (C.Y.L.E. Literary), Moe Ferrara (BookEnds Literary), Ella Marie Shupe (Belcastro Agency), Bethany Morehead (Hartline Literary), and more agents to come. For more information, visit their website: https://clevelandwritingworkshop.com/
Writing Day Workshops with Chuck Sambuchino is excited to announce The 2019 Toronto Writing Workshop — a full-day “How to Get Published” writers conference at the Marriott Toronto Downton in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, August 17, 2019. This writing event is a wonderful opportunity to get intense instruction over the course of one day, pitch a literary agent or editor (optional), get your questions answered, and more. Note that there are limited seats at the event (175 total). For more information, visit their website: https://torontowritingworkshop.com/
Writers’ Digest Annual Conference – Friday – Sunday, AUGUST 23-25, 2019, nyC. The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference offers everything you need to advance your writing career creatively and professionally. Gain invaluable tips to improve your craft, explore publishing options and learn how to establish a sustainable career—all while being inspired by successful authors and your fellow attendees. And it’s all brought to you by Writer’s Digest, the experts at nurturing and developing writers at every stage of their career for 100 years. For more information or to register, visit their website: https://writersdigestconference.com/