The Writer’s Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices is the USA’s premier LGBTQ writing residency. It is the only multi-genre writing residency devoted exclusively to emerging LGBTQ writers. The Retreat is an unparalleled opportunity to develop one’s craft and find community.
Since 2007, the Writer’s Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices has offered sophisticated instruction in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young adult fiction, playwriting led by the most talented writers working today. In 2022, the Writer’s Retreat expanded to include instruction in screenwriting and speculative fiction, and in 2023, the community is growing even more with an all new completely virtual multi-genre cohort.
- Fiction with Jeanne Thornton
- Nonfiction with Meredith Talusan
- Poetry with Phillip B. Williams
- Playwriting with Victor I. Cazares
- Screenwriting with Ashton Pina
- Speculative Fiction with K-Ming Chang
- Young Adult Fiction with Candice Iloh
- Virtual Multi-Genre Cohort faculty TBA
Location: Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Online
Dates: July 30-August 5, 2023
Tuition: $1,875. Full and partial scholarships are available.
Application Dates: November 30, 2022-January 31, 2023.
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