2019 OCTOBER 11, 12, 13: “Memory & Imagination” Writers’ Weekend Retreat

outside chairs
PHOTOS by MONICA LEIGH: mmleighphotography.shutterfly.com

4th Annual “Memory & Imagination” Writing Retreat 

A weekend of memoir, fiction, and poetry  

2019  OCTOBER 11 – 13


Enter the landscapes of memory and unleash your creativity. Immerse yourself in a weekend of workshops, writing prompts, and personal discovery. Mingle with other writers. Write at leisure.  Take great walks.  Discuss favorite books. Watch the sun rise and set on the Susquehanna River. Join in for an open mic reading.

No meals to cook, no beds to make inspires great writing! 

Retreat Location:  The DONALDSON BROWN MANSION, Port Deposit, Maryland: a 40,000-square-foot, 1935 Georgian-style mansion set in a beautiful pastoral setting on a 200-foot cliff overlooking the Susquehanna River. The mansion is equipped with modern meeting rooms, sumptuous writing  and reading nooks and parlors with bountiful period libraries and scenic outdoor seating.  Private bedrooms.  Enrollment limited to 14.

To enroll, call Bada Hebron, registrar: 410-516-8516 

This three-day writing retreat is sponsored by The Johns Hopkins Odyssey Program and is open to writers at all stages of writing experience (no JHU affiliation required)Limited enrollment (14) . Early enrollment recommended.  

Cut-off date for registration is Sept. 26: Last date for “withdrawl refund” is Sept. 26.

“Memory & Imagination Writers’ Retreat”: course 919.315.91 — tuition $626 ($646 after Sept. 1)  Full weekend schedule, including 2 NIGHTS LODGING and ALL MEALS from Friday dinner through Sunday brunch.  

Check In: FRIDAY, October 11, 4 pm

Check Out: SUNDAY, October 13, 1 pm

Weekend Writing Guides:

MARGARET OSBURN is a full-time editor/writer, the recipient of press awards for news and feature writing, and the writer/cinematographer of a documentary film that aired on PBS. Her most recent short stories have appeared in Salamander, Existere, CALYX, and Raleigh Review. She teaches regularly for the Odyssey writing program.

MARY AZRAEL, MA, is the author of three books of poems and an opera libretto, Lost Childhood. Her poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Harpers, Chelsea, CALYX, and elsewhere. She is publisher and co-editor of Passager Books and Passager, a national literary journal featuring the work of older writers. She teaches regularly for the Odyssey writing program.

To see additional photos and Participant Evaluations of past retreats, go to https://margaretosburnwebsite.com/2018/07/04/2018-oct-567-memory-imagination-writers-weekend-retreat/

Susquehannadoorways back of donaldson brown


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