A Summer Retreat for Writers: Finding Inspiration, Contemplation, and Creativity, was held from July 5 to July 9 at the Mariandale Retreat Center in Ossining, located in the lower Hudson Valley region of New York. The retreat featured daily workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft talks, nature walks, and time to write. The faculty included poet and creative nonfiction writer Magie Dominic. The cost was $450, which included a private room and all meals. Writers submitted an online registration form with a $75 deposit towards the cost of tuition by June 21. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Retreat & Conference Center, Mariandale Retreat Center, 299 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562. (914) 941-4455.