Writing workshops to keep you inspired and engaged


The New Year is well underway and February is around the corner and that means that many of us – despite our good intentions – are about to let our writing resolutions slide.



I get it.

There are so many other things that compete for our attention at this time of year – kids, work, baseball practice, taxes.

Read: Writing in new places for new ideas

Just in case you are losing your grip on your writing goals, here are a few upcoming writing workshops and festivals that will keep you on task and feeling inspired courtesy of Poets & Writers:

Writers Studio

Location: Los Angeles, California Date: February 6, 2014

San Miguel Writers’ Conference

Location: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Date: February 12, 2014

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

Location: Tempe, Arizona Date: February 20, 2014

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference

Location: Seattle, Washington Date: February 26, 2014

Algonkian Novel Workshop

Location: Sterling, Virginia Date: March 19, 2014

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana Date: March 19, 2014

Split This Rock Poetry Festival

Location: Washington, District of Columbia Date: March 27, 2014

Algonkian Writer Conference–New York City Pitch

Location: New York, New York Date: March 27, 2014

International Women’s Writing Guild Spring Big Apple Conference

Location: New York, New York Date: April 12, 2014

Arkansas Literary Festival

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas Date: April 24, 2014

PEN World Voices Festival

Location: New York, New York Date: April 28, 2014

Massachusetts Poetry Festival

Location: Salem, Massachusetts Date: May 2, 2014

Good luck and get writing!

Kerri S. Mabee is managing editor at Learn more about her at


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