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Writing Calendar

Welcome to our Writing Calendar, a completely free resource that keeps you in touch with what's going on in the world of writing, wherever you may be.

Browse festivals, competitions and more by keyword, date, genre or location. Or why not add a Writing Calendar entry? Whether you organise a book club, writing group or festival, all you have to do is register or log in, upload the necessary details and click Publish to make the page available to our writing community. 


Writers & Artists

Writers & Artists

We put writers in touch with the publishing industry. Learn from authors at masterclasses, pitch to literary agents at How to Hook an Agent lunches or mingle with industry experts at our How to Get Published conferences. And we run a number of free writing competitions, too.

The Bloomsbury Institute

The Bloomsbury Institute

Bloomsbury Publishing’s very own programme of author events in the heart of literary London, The Bloomsbury Institute offers readers the opportunity to meet and talk to authors. Past speakers include William Boyd, Elizabeth Gilbert and Margaret Atwood.

Other Writing Events

Other Writing Events

From established literary festivals and annual awards through to local writing workshops and book clubs, see what’s happening in your area. 

Browse all

Browse all

Browse all Writing Calendar entries by name, keyword, date and location.