Bread Loaf Writers' Conference

Bread Loaf News

Meet the New Director


Jennifer Grotz, Director


Lauren Francis-Sharma, Assistant Director

Assistant Director Lauren Francis-Sharma invited Director Jennifer Grotz to do a Q&A and shares that interview here.


2019 Information and Applications
Places are still available for the June and September conferences - see individual pages for details

Bread Loaf Environmental
May 31 to June 6, 2019

Bread Loaf Translators'
May 31 to June 6, 2019

Bread Loaf in Sicily
September 22 to 28, 2019

The BL Writers' application period is now closed; notification letters will go out via email in late May.

The Middlebury College Student Scholarship applications for the June and August conferences will remain open until March 1.


Bread Loafer Abe Streep Wins American Mosaic Journalism Prize
We’re pleased to congratulate Abe Streep on winning the 2019 American Mosaic Journalism Prize. Read more here.

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers' Conference
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