The Algonkian Park Writer Retreat was held from March 22 to March 26 at Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling, Virginia, approximately 30 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The retreat featured faculty consultations and time to write for fiction and nonfiction writers. The faculty included fiction writers Kathryn Johnson, Alan Orloff, and Michael Neff; and agent Michelle Johnson (Inklings Literary). The cost was $1,095, which included tuition, one-on-one meetings and workshops, a private room in a cottage, and some meals. Using the online registration system, writers submitted an application and writing sample of up to 500 words with a short synopsis. Registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.
Algonkian Park Writer Retreat, 2020 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 443, Washington, D.C. 20006. (800) 250-8290. Michael Neff, Coordinator.