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Bread Loaf Writers' Conference

Letter from
the Director

Director Shares Vision and Changes
for the 95th Session of BL Writers'

Click here to read the letter from Jennifer Grotz.


Bread Loaf News

Coronavirus Information
Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences are closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and are in consultation with Middlebury’s Crisis Management Team. At this time we are planning to run all four conferences as scheduled. We will keep Bread Loafers informed of new developments and invite you to be in touch if you have any questions.


2020 Information and Applications
Places are still available for the June and September conferences - Apply Now!

Bread Loaf Environmental - June 10 to 16

Bread Loaf Translators' - June 10 to 16

Bread Loaf in Sicily - September 20 to 26

The Bread Loaf Writers' Conference application period is now closed. Notification letters will go out via email in late May.


A New Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Fellowship to Honor the Memory of Paul Otremba

The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences and the New England Review honor the memory of Paul Otremba, who passed away earlier this summer at the age of 40. The Paul Otremba Endowed Fellowship for Poetry at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences, established in 2019 by Paul’s family and friends, supports an annual Bread Loaf fellowship.

Please consider making a gift to the Fellowship. Click here for details.


De'Shawn Charles Winslow Wins First Novel Prize

Congratulations to Bread Loafer De’Shawn Charles Winslow for winning the 2019 First Novel Prize for In West Mills!

Visit The Center for Fiction to read more.

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