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

2017 faculty collage

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 poetry@napawritersconference.org  for poetry or fiction@napawritersconference.org  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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