The Writer’s Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices is the nation’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.
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, in 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 18, 2023. Learn more here.