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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 »

Ellen Bryant Voigt, Veteran Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Faculty Member, Receives a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship

voigt_by_frank_wing_studioWe would like to congratulate Ellen Bryant Voigt on receiving a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship. The unrestricted fellowships of $625,000 each are awarded to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.” Read more on the MacArthur Foundation website.

2016 Information and Applications

The BL Orion, BL Translators', and BL Sicily pages have been updated for 2016, and it's possible to apply right now! See each program page for more details.

For a Quick Glimpse of the August 2016 program, see the sidebar on the the BL Writers' page. Full details and applications for this program will become available in early December.

BL Bakeless Camargo Residency

This Fellowship provides a four-week, working residency at The Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, for eight former participants of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences. Click here for more information and to apply.

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