May 22-May 25th | Connecticut

6th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat

The Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat is a 4 days / 3 nights retreat for women of color writers gives you the opportunity to spend time with your craft in the company of other writers.
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6th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat

Time & Location

May 22-May 25th
Connecticut, Connecticut, USA

Details:

We are overjoyed to organize the 6th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat to be held this year in Connecticut.

This year’s theme is:

Magic & Manifestation Conjuring the Story

May 22 – May 25, 2020

It is said that in order to manifest, a few things must be in place. 

Among these things are clarity of what we want, trust in the process, and clearing our resistance.

Magic as a verb is to move, change, or create by.

It is no wonder then why we need magic to manifest. 

Sankofa is that space and place. 

 

ABOUT: The Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat is a 4 days / 3 nights retreat for women of color writers gives you the opportunity to spend time with your craft in the company of other writers. It is the perfect retreat for the writer to work in a supportive environment that feeds the spirit, mind, and body. Sankofa is also a place of healing. It lends itself to stillness and time with self for reflection. It forces you to sit without the outside distractions of everyday responsibilities and distractions.

You will have the opportunity to work alone, one-on-one, and in a group to exercise your craft, improve your writing, and gather new tools to take with you as you continue the work of writing your stories. Sankofa always has a few surprises that may include Reiki, tarot card readings, special guests invites. 

The Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat is a safe space for women of color writers where we put our writing and ourselves first. Put yourself first and register. Spaces are limited.

THIS RETREAT IS FOR:

Women of Color.

Writers who need time and space to write.

Women who need a break to nourish their creativity, body, mind and soul.

Writers who have works they would like to complete.

Women seeking the support and encouragement of “writing in community.”

Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat

May 22 – 25, 2020

RETREAT FEE: $550.00 includes meals, room and workshops 

To register please complete the SSWR Questionnaire: Click LINK

COMPLETE QUESTIONNAIRE

To register make payment and send writing sample in a word or PDF document via email to sankofasisterhoodwriters@gmail.com

About the required writing sample: (returning SSWR attendees NO writing sample required, but please fill out the registration and send deposit)

Your writing sample can be a combination of poetry and prose, short excerpts of a larger piece, published or unpublished work. It should be from 3 to 5 pages, double spaced, Times New Roman font, size 12 font, and double spaced.

*PLEASE READ NOTE ABOUT ACCOMMODATIONS**

If you know that you are coming with another writer at the time of registration please let your organizers know that you want to room together. PAYMENT MUST BE MADE IN FULL!

There are only (14) spots available this year. 

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