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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 »


2016 Information and Applications

Spots still available in Bread Loaf Orion, Bread Loaf Translators'. and Bread Loaf in Sicily.

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The BL Writers' application deadline has now passed. Notification letters will go 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 Announced!

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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