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Writer's Retreat

Retreat Dates: July 8 - 14, 2023

Application Opened: January 1, 2023

Application Closed: March 7, 2023

WHO THIS RETREAT IS FOR

BIPOC poets, organizers, activists, and movement workers who are interested in the intersection of poetry and social justice organizing/movement building. We will be prioritizing people located in the Northeast, to facilitate local relationship building.

RETREAT ACTIVITIES

  • Daily workshops taught by faculty

  • Discussions on the past, present, and future of the interplay between arts and organizing

  • Presentations of participant work, including a public reading by faculty

  • Collaborative writing sessions

  • Free time and fun activities, including swimming, hiking, yoga, games, and karaoke.

For more details, see the 2022 retreat schedule below.

COST

There is no fee to attend the retreat; however, participants are responsible for arranging their own travel to the retreat site.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Applications will open in spring 2024. Deadlines have not yet been set.

Application information will be posted in 2024, but required materials typically include:

  • biographical information, including a short bio

  • a 5-7 page work sample of your poetry and/or organizing

  • 3-4 essay questions (500 words max for each)

QUESTIONS?

Email us: hello@brewandforge.com

Friday, September 16th, 4:30pm-8:30pm (EST)

Online: Zoom

Agenda

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