Since 1981, the Napa Valley Writers' Conference has provided an opportunity for fellowship and serious work with a focus on craft amidst the hills and vineyards that have made the region famous. The conference is a project of Napa Valley College.

The 37th Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, July 23-28, 2017

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Workshops are near or at capacity following review of the priority admissions applicants. If you’re interested in applying for a spot via rolling admissions, please email  for poetry or  for fiction to check as to availability of workshop spots.

And stay tuned for our lineup of lectures and readings featuring our standout faculty:

  • In poetry – Eavan Boland, Jane Hirshfield, Ada Limón, and Matthew Zapruder
  • In fiction – Lan Samantha Chang, Peter Ho Davies, Daniel Orozco, and ZZ Packer

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