Bread Loaf Writers' Conference

Bread Loaf News

A Note from the Director

The Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences offer an exciting array of programs that are part of a tradition that has made Bread Loaf one of America's most valuable literary institutions. Read More »


Public Events Schedule

Conference lectures and readings are free and open to the public.

BL Orion and BL Translators' Lecture and Reading Schedule

We hope you can join us!


2016 Information and Applications

BL Sicily is now full, and we are accepting applications for places on the wait list only.

The BL Writers' notification letters went out via email in late May.


Ross GayRoss Gay, Bread Loaf Orion Faculty Member, Wins Poetry Awards

We’re pleased to congratulate 2015 Bread Loaf Orion faculty member Ross Gay on being awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his work Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude.


2016 Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Fellows

Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners: Hugh Coyle, Marian Crotty, Chanda Feldman, Julie Iromuanya, Margaree Little, Josh Mak, Joshua Rivkin, and Anjali Vaidya. Read More »

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