Calendar of Events, Short Courses & Workshops

photo by  Joe Lanman

A calendar of upcoming literary and short story courses, conferences, festivals, retreats, workshops and other writing-related events.

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We also have up-to-date lists of
WRITING RETREATS and WORKSHOP GROUPS.

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SEPTEMBER  (ongoing)

18 September – 23 October
WRITING SHORT FICTION
Online course. Cost: £140

19 September – 28 November
WRITE ON SALISBURY (workshop course)
Wiltshire, UK. Cost: £3 – £5 per session.

27 September – November
BEGINNERS’ FICTION 
Norwich, UK. Cost: £200 – £225

30 September – 25 November
TIME TO WRITE
Brighton, UK. Cost: £25/£40/£60

OCTOBER

 

 

16 – 21 October

ARVON – QUEER FICTION
Shropshire, UK. Cost: £760

16 October – 22 January 2018
WRITING YA AND CHILDREN’S FICTION
Online course. Cost: £1,600

16 October – 14 May 2018
LONDON LIT LAB – CONTINUING TO WRITE POST-MA
London, UK. Cost: £220

18 October
INSPIRATION FROM MYTH AND LEGEND
Surrey, UK. Cost: £60

18 October – 08 November
READ WRITE EXPRESS – WRITING FOR WELLBEING WORKSHOPS
London, UK. Cost: £12 – £16 per workshop

21 October
WRITING FICTION – THE MAGIC IN THE EVERYDAY
London, UK. Cost: £12 – £15

28 October
QUAD: WRITING HORROR STORIES
Derbyshire, UK. Cost: £25 – £30

28 October
WHAT MATTERS MOST: VALUE LIVING AND CREATING
Scotland, UK. Cost: £50

30 October – 04 November
GETTING FORENSICS RIGHT IN MYSTERIES AND THRILLERS
Yorkshire, UK. £710 – £760

NOVEMBER

02 – 05 November
FACILITATING CHANGES, LOSSES, GRIEF AND HEALING
Scotland, UK. Cost: £260 – £290

03 – 05 November
CHASING TIME WRITING RETREAT: TURN BACK TIME
Scotland, UK. Cost: £250 – £275

04 November
THE AUTHOR BUSINESS: HELPING TURN YOUR CREATIVITY INTO A LIVING
Manchester, UK. Cost: £89 – £99

06 – 11  November
LIFE WRITING: WRITING FAMILY HISTORY
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: £710 – £760

10 – 12 November
NAWE CONFERENCE 2017
Yorkshire, UK. Cost: varies

11 November
LIVING WITH UNCERTAINTY – BOTH PERSONAL AND PUBLIC: USING WORDS AND STORIES AS RESOURCES
London, UK. Cost: £45 – £60

11 – 18 November
WRITING FROM ART: EKPHRASIS
Nottingham, UK. Cost: £160

14 November
HAMPSHIRE WRITERS SOCIETY – PUBLISHING: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE
Winchester, UK. Cost: Free for HWS members, £5 for non-members

14 – 16 November
3 DAY RESIDENTIAL WRITING COURSE
Scotland, UK. Cost: £250/£350

15 – 29 November
WRITERS RETREAT 
Sierra Nevada, Spain. Cost: £390 – £860

20 – 25 November
ARVON- GHOSTWRITING
Devon, UK. Cost: £710 – £760

22 November
CREATIVE WRITES WORKSHOP: KEYS
London, UK. Cost: £35

DECEMBER

02 December
IN STEP WITH THE SEASONS- WINTER
Brighton, UK. Cost: £65 (£240 for all four Seasons workshops)

09 December
INVESTIGATING SHORT FICTION
Newcastle, UK. Cost: £30 – £40

2018

JANUARY

12 – 12 January
UNRAVEL YOUR OWN MYTH
Somerset, UK. Cost: £350 – £675

19 January
HAMPSHIRE WRITERS SOCIETY – CREATIVITY AND THE HISTORICAL NOVEL
Winchester, UK. Cost: Free for HWS members, £5 for non-members

FEBRUARY

02 – 04 February
CHASING TIME WRITING RETREAT: TICK TOCK – WRITING DETOX!
Scotland, UK. Cost: £250 – £275

 

MARCH

APRIL

10 April
HAMPSHIRE WRITERS SOCIETY – AN EXPLORATION OF STRUCTURE
Winchester, UK. Cost: Free for HWS members, £5 for non-members

MAY

JUNE

12 June
HAMPSHIRE WRITERS SOCIETY – PUBLISHING AND WRITING
Winchester, UK. Cost: Free for HWS members, £5 for non-members

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Find a month by month listing of annual literary festivals here.

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Please contact us at thresholds@chi.ac.uk if you would like your literary event listed.

 

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