colonies and retreats
Cancellations and Postponements: Retreats and Contests Affected by the Crisis
A growing list of conferences, festivals, and writing contests that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
How to Create Your Own QPOC Writing Residency
Six queer writers of color create a collective space to pursue their work, no explanations or apologies necessary.
Where Big Books Are Born: Stephan Eirik Clark on the Anderson Center
The author of Sweetness #9 on the retreat in Red Wing, Minnesota.
Where Big Books Are Born: Kirsten Lunstrum on the Mineral School
The author of What We Do With the Wreckage on the retreat in Mineral, Washington
Where Big Books Are Born: Nathan Englander on the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers
The author of The Ministry of Special Cases on the retreat in New York City.
Where Big Books Are Born: Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Fine Arts Work Center
The author of The Refugees on the retreat in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Where Big Books Are Born: Duy Doan on the Kundiman Retreat
The author of We Play a Game on the retreat in New York City.
Where Big Books Are Born: Tommy Orange on the MacDowell Colony
The author of There There on the retreat in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Where Big Books Are Born: Reginald Dwayne Betts on the Cave Canem Retreat
The author of Shahid Reads His Own Palm on the retreat in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.