The 2013 Mariposa Poetry Retreat was held from October 4 to October 6 at the Capital Retreat Center, located on 260 acres in the Catoctin Mountains of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, approximately 90 miles north of Washington, D.C. The conference, limited to 25 participants, featured workshops, consultations with faculty, panel discussions, and readings. The faculty included poets Grace Cavalieri, Michael Davis, Jose Gouveia, Yvette Neisser Moreno, and Stanley Plumly. The cost of the conference, which included meals, was $275 based on double occupancy and $375 based on single occupancy. Writers submitted a one-page writing sample with an $80 registration fee by August 31. E-mail for an application and complete guidelines.
Mariposa Poetry Retreat, 635 Marcia Lane, Rockville, MD 20851. (301) 881-8012. Maritza Rivera, Contact.