Since 1981, the Napa Valley Writers' Conference has provided literary fellowship and a craft-focused experience among the foothills and vineyards that have made this region famous. The conference is a project of Napa Valley College.

Save the date: July 28 – August 2, 2019

The 39th conference will be held July 28 – August 2, 2019. We’re hard at work lining up faculty, workshops, and events — stay tuned! The timeline:

  • December 2018: Faculty announced
  • January 2019: Applications open
  • April 2019: Application deadline
  • May 2019: Acceptance notifications
  • July 28 – August 2, 2019: 39th conference

Meantime, follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest announcements, #AWP2019 news (we’ll be there!), and more.

The 38th conference is a wrap!

Thanks to ourĀ  faculty, participants, and community supporters for a wonderful 38th conference! Check out our Facebook page for a gallery of conference photos … we wish you a fruitful new year of writing!