The deadline to sign up for the Summer in Granada & Summer in Paris Writing Retreats is today!

It’s finally here: the deadline for our summer writing retreats.

During the Summer in Paris Writing Retreat, participants will have the opportunity to learn alongside award-winning writers like David Shields (nonfiction, book-length essay), Diana Norma Szokoloyai(poetry, nonfiction), Rita Banerjee (poetry, fiction), and Jessica Reidy(fiction, poetry). Yoga will be led by Elissa Lewis (yoga, meditation).

Classes include:

  • Brevity, Collage and Collaboration (3 classes)
  • Workshop on the Evocative Object
  • Literary Taboo: Playing With the Five Senses
  • Anaïs Nin & the Art of Journaling

As part of the Paris retreat, David Shields will also be reading at Shakespeare & Company in Paris on July 23. The retreat is not one to be missed!


During the Summer in Granada Writing Retreat, participants will learn from award-winning writers like Peter Orner (fiction, nonfiction), Rita Banerjee (poetry, fiction), Diana Norma Szkoloyai(poetry, nonfiction), and Jessica Reidy (fiction, poetry). Yoga will be led by Elissa Lewis.

The retreat will take place from August 3-10, 2015 at the Hotel Guadalupe. The cost of the retreat is $2950, which includes lodging, craft of writing seminars and writing workshops, yoga classes, room cleaning, and breakfast. Optional add-ons include reiki healing and aromatherapy sessions.

Classes include:

  • Storytelling Techniques in Short Fiction & Novels
  • A Tiny Survey of Spanish Prose in Translation: From Cervantes to Lorca to Ana Maria Matute to Javiar Cercas…
  • Workshop on the Evocative Object
  • Literary Taboo: Playing With the Five Senses
  • Your Voice
  • Flamenco: Rhythm as Meaning in Poetry & Prose
  • Lorca’s Gypsies: Blood of the Archetype

Apply by midnight tonight at