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2020 Information & Applications Coming Soon

The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences website will be updated with 2020 information and applications on November 1. Please stop back!

2020 Conference Dates:
BL Environmental, June 10 to 16
BL Translators’, June 10 to 16
BL Writers’, August 12 to 22
BL Sicily, September 20 to 26


Bread Loaf Honors the Memory of Toni Morrison

Click here to listen to Toni Morrison read from Song of Solomon in the Little Theater on the Bread Loaf Campus. Click here to see more photos.


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.


Read Jennifer Finney Boylan’s New York Times essay How I Learned to Fail Better about her experience at this year’s Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in August.

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers' Conference
Bread Loaf Translators' Conference
Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Sicily