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Bread Loaf Writers' Conference

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Identifier: F8


  • Existence: 1926-

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Middlebury College

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Middlebury, VT 05753


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Biographical / Historical

The first Bread Loaf Writers' Conference was held in the summer of 1926, only six years after the opening of the Bread Loaf School of English. It is the oldest writers' conference in the United States, and has led the way for the establishment of creative writing in higher education. Today, the conference is heavily involved in environmental writing and literary translation.

For more, see the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference website.


12.25 Linear Feet (22 document boxes, 5 half document boxes)

3.25 Linear Feet (Photo Files: 6 document boxes, 1 half document box)

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Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States