The Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences

A Letter from the Director

The Bread Loaf Writers' Conference is one of America's most valuable literary institutions. For the past 89 years, the workshops, lectures, and classes, held in the shadow of the Green Mountains, have introduced generations of participants to rigorous practical and theoretical approaches to the craft of writing, and given America itself proven models of literary instruction. [Read more]

Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
August 2014

During the session, lectures and readings are free and open to the public. For details, click on the poster above or see the public events page of this website. We hope you can join us!
Lectures and readings are available via iTunes U. Click here to listen.
Throughout the conference, you can follow along with current issues of The Crumb, the daily newspaper of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

Bread Loaf Translators' Conference
June 1-7, 2015


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Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers' Conference
June 1-7, 2015

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Bread Loaf in Sicily
September 21-27, 2014


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Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Residency Fellowship
May 1-31, 2015


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