Interlochen Writer’s Retreat

Posted 4.22.13

Interlochen, MI
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The tenth annual Interlochen Writer’s Retreat was held from June 15 to June 19 on the campus of Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen, Michigan, 15 miles southwest of Traverse City. The retreat offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft talks, readings, time to write, one-on-one consultations, and a dinner. The retreat also offered a practicum on June 19 that included additional consultations, time to write, and lectures and panel discussions on publishing. The faculty included poet Holly Wren Spaulding, fiction writers John Mauk and Mary Kay Zuravleff, and nonfiction writer Anne-Marie Oomen. Participating writers included poet Fleda Brown, fiction writer Katey Schultz, fiction and nonfiction writer-in-residence Patricia Ann McNair, and nonfiction writers Jerry Dennis and Mardi Jo Link. The cost of the conference was $495; the cost of the June 19 practicum was an additional $35 (or $95 to include a one-on-one consultation). Lodging and meals were not included; lodging on campus was available for discounted rates. General registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Interlochen Writer’s Retreat, Interlochen Center for the Arts, 4000 M-137, Interlochen, MI 49643. (231) 276-7387. Leslie Donaldson, Contact.