Writers’ Retreat Details


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The 2022 Woodstock Mayapple Writers’ Retreat takes place online Monday August 2nd to Saturday August 7th, 2021

Tired of the “star system” at writers’ workshops? Looking for a place offering time to write as well as fellowship and critique from other professionals? The Woodstock Mayapple Writers’ Retreat (http://mayapplepress.com/woodstock-mayapple-writers-retreat/) may be for you!

Designed for the “mid-career” literary writer, the retreat took place at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan from 2003 to 2011. In 2012, retaining the original format, we moved to the historic Byrdcliffe Guild on Mt. Guardian overlooking Woodstock, NY. Byrdcliffe, a historic arts colony in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, has hosted such writers as Charlotte Perkins Gillman, John Burroughs, Will Durant, Thomas Mann, Wallace Stevens, as well as artists, musicians, actors and journalists. In 2020 we moved online temporarily and we will continue that in 2021,

Recharge your batteries, pick up new ideas and techniques, make friends and influence people, write and work with a discerning group of peers at Woodstock Mayapple Writers’ Retreat, a professional-level writers’ retreat and peer workshop with a comfortable, egalitarian atmosphere at a modest cost. Join us for our 19th year!!

Very small groups, lots of writing time. Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry manuscript groups, depending on who signs up. We do not use “teachers,” but participants are capable peer critics.Limited to 18 participants.


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