Georgia & More: Writers’ Retreats


The Bowers House: A Writers’ Retreat and Literary Center 

Located in NE Georgia, The Bowers House,  a historic home, is the future space for literary activities from conferences to workshops to readings, as well as a residence for writers.

The Hambidge Center: A Creative Residency Program.

Hambidge Center Son House Studio

Hambidge Center
Son House Studio

“Hambidge provides a residency program that empowers talented artists to explore, develop, and express their creative voices. Situated on 600 acres in the mountains of north Georgia, Hambidge is a sanctuary of time and space that inspires artists working in a broad range of disciplines to create works of the highest caliber.”

Rivendell Writers’ Colony

Apply for a subsidized writers’ residency at Rivendell Writers’ Colony in beautiful Sewanee, Tennessee. To apply to be a writer-in-residence, go to the web site .

Application Deadlines: Summer – March 31; Fall – June 30; Winter –
September 30; Spring – December 31.

Contact AWC member Anjali Enjeti at .

Rivendell House, Sewanee, Tenn., home of the Rivendell Writers’ Colony.

Rivendell House is located on a bluff overlooking the historic Brinkwood property, once owned by novelist Walker Percy. The manor has five guest rooms, a third-floor suite, two dining rooms, two kitchens, a veranda, an observation deck and a great room with a fireplace. The guest rooms (four of which bear author names: Hemingway, Faulkner, Thoreau and Percy) offer various views and amenities and have private bathrooms. Prices–which include six meals and wine–range from $650 for single-occupancy rooms to $950 for double occupancy.



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  1. Ossabaw Island Writers’ Retreat is happy to announce the opening of applications for our three-day weekend retreat, The 2016 Halloween Writer’s Bash. Held October 28-October 30, 2016, the retreat will feature workshops and seminars led by our nationally recognized faculty, and evening readings (special emphasis on ghost stories) by faculty and participants.

    WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION: $1095 tuition covers three days and two nights lodging, meals, manuscript consultations with nationally recognized authors, craft seminars, readings and ferried transportation to the island.

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