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Cambridge Writers’ Workshop

Cambridge Writers’ Workshop

MARCH 19—22, 2020
Known for its Spanish and French architecture, live jazz, Cajun food, and street festivals, New Orleans offers an inspirational and one-of-a-kind experience for writers. Our retreat features multi-genre workshops, as well as craft seminars and time to write.
Faculty: Stephen Aubrey, Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry
Contact: @email
The Colrain Classic

The Colrain Classic

APRIL 16—19, 2021, JUNE 4—7, 2021
A select group of poets will bring their completed or in-progress manuscripts to the The Arlington Inn in Arlington, Vermont, a village estate built in 1847 that was later turned into a summer hotel. In this beautiful setting, poets will work closely with conference faculty.
Faculty: Gabriel Fried, Joan Houlihan, Rusty Morrison, Stephen Motika, Martha Rhodes, Ellen Watson
Genres Offered: Poetry
Contact: Joan Houlihan @email
Community of Writers at Squaw Valley

Community of Writers

JUNE 19—26, 2021, JULY 11—17, 2021
These workshops assist serious writers by exploring the art and craft as well as the business of writing. The week offers daily morning workshops, craft lectures, panel discussions on editing and publishing, staff readings, and brief individual conferences. In addition to their workshop manuscripts, participants may have a second manuscript read by a staff member who meets with them in individual conferences.
Faculty: Kazim Ali, Blas Falconer, Forrest Gander, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, Vanessa Hua, Sharon Olds, Peter Orner, Kirstin Valdez Quade, Evie Shockley, Josh Weil, Tiphanie Yanique
Genres Offered: Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Poetry