Plutarch listed heroic and artistic women in his Moralia. In the medieval period, Boccaccio used mythic and biblical women as moral exemplars in De mulieribus claris On Famous Women —directly inspiring Christine de Pisan to write The Book of the City of Ladies InMary Hays published the six volume Female Biography. Woolf, however, sought to explain what she perceived as an absence; and by the mid-century scholarly attention turned to finding and reclaiming "lost" writers.
Want to meet and work with other writers, but in a more intimate setting than a writing conference? A writing retreat might be just the ticket. Most of them are in beautiful locations where, presumably, your creative juices will flow more easilyand offer a combination of workshops, tours and interaction with a small group of writers.
A retreat is an investment in your career, as well as an opportunity to get away. Or, check out this list of grants for writers. Unless otherwise noted, the prices include workshops, accommodation often sharedactivities and most meals — but not airfare to and from the destination.
Ask to see testimonials or reviews, or search online for blog posts by past participants. It offers group classes and one-on-one coaching in writing and publishing from January and February Once those retreats fill, March and April dates will be added.
So far, she has two dates on the calendar for The week begins and ends with public readings — which your family is welcome to attend! Sunsets and Spices Indian Writing Retreat This day all-inclusive writing retreat in Southern India will give you time to work on your projects — and also to explore the vibrant local culture.
The price includes all meals Indian food! It takes place from February Wide Open Writing Interested in spending a week writing on the beach in Mexico, while making friends with flamingos and turtles?
This newish retreat has sessions from March or Set in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains from March, it offers workshops, critiques and readings. Himalayan Writing Week On this retreat in the Indian Himalayas from April, you might find the solace you need to finish that important project.
This retreat is on the expensive side, but it seems like you get what you pay for: It runs April For a more exotic getaway, Maloney also has a day retreat in Greece each fall.
Visual Mindscape Screenwriting Escape to the charming Irish city of Galway from May, where you can work on the next great screenplay.
Dubrovnik Writing Vacation Itching to finally write that book? Croatia sounds like the perfect place to get started. This all-female retreat, which focuses on first-time writers, will take place from May Wake Up and Write Writers Retreat Workshop For 31 years, this retreat — in one form or another — has been providing an immersive learning experience for people writing novels.
Schedule your own private retreat with Tammi L. Coia, a memoir-writing coach who lives in Bellingham, Washington. Pink Pangea co-founder Jaclyn Mishal will lead this women-only retreat from June The company also hosts retreats in other countries throughout the year.
Writing With Care Picture a charming mansion by the ocean in Newfoundland, and something like Ochre House would probably come to mind. It takes place from June The culminating event is a 10K race through the woods!
Something about this country and its magical islands must really inspire.
This retreat — now in its 16th year — will take place on the island of Andros from June 27 to July 7, It will take place at a resort in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua from Julyand includes daily yoga, meditation and writing workshops, an in-room massage — and of course, abundant opportunities to relax on the beach.
Get Away to Write — Wales Aimed at fiction writers, memoirists and poets, this retreat will take place Julynear a quiet lake in Wales. Murphy, Roberta Clipper and Christine E.Books, journals, websites, newspapers, magazines, and documentary films are some of the most common sources of evidence for academic writing.
Surveys allow you to find out some of what a group of people thinks about a topic. Next, use another color to highlight the specific evidence you provide for each assertion (including quotations. She facilitates the Women of Color Writing for Academic Success group, a project supported by the UA Commission on the Status of Women Mini-grant.
Andrea is also the coordinator of the WSIP Young Writers Institute, a summer writing institute for high school students. The FWCA conference offers women of color faculty, university administrators, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates a unique educational and professional opportunity to network, engage, and learn with .
As a Black-identified (cis)woman of multiracial decent (Black/Asian/White), Roxanne is committed to using her expertise to develop programs-e.g., coaching, retreats, and workshops-that help women of color combat the individual, institutional, and systemic stressors that hurt health and impede productivity.
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Centering Women of Color. Sister Stories general women of color have so much strength and I learned “Centering Women of Color in Academic Counterspaces” Small Group Discussion • Discuss ways key study findings (e.g.
Tenure and Promotion Experiences of Academic Librarians of Color Ione T. Damasco and Dracine Hodges Ione T. Damasco is Cataloger Librarian in the Roesch Library at the University of Dayton; e-mail: ione.