The author of The Refugees on the retreat in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
The author of The Ministry of Special Cases on the retreat in New York City.
The author of Sweetness #9 on the retreat in Red Wing, Minnesota.
The author of Pure Hollywood on the retreat in Saratoga Springs, New York.
The author of The Loss of All Lost Things on the retreat in Cassis, France.
The author of Don’t Call Us Dead on the retreat in Austerlitz, New York.
The author of An American Marriage on the retreat in Sheridan, Wyoming.
A memoirist hikes through rejection during a do-it-yourself retreat in the California desert.
The director of the American Academy in Rome and the program’s current literature fellows discuss the opportunities that the Academy’s eleven-month residencies offer emerging writers, as well as exciting new changes to the historic program.
Essayist and novelist Pico Iyer leads a writing workshop at the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in the Ventana Wilderness of California, helping his pupils to understand the role of silence—and its relationship to language—in their work.