Ossabaw Weekend Writer’s Retreats


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Ossabaw Island Writers’ Retreat is happy to announce the opening of applications for our three-day weekend retreat, The 2019 Fall Writer’s Bash. Held October 25-27th, 2019, the retreat will feature workshops and seminars led by our nationally recognized faculty, visiting agents and publishers, and evening readings (special emphasis on ghost stories) by faculty and participants.

WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION: $1295 tuition covers three days and two nights lodgingmealsmanuscript consultations with nationally recognized authors, craft seminarsreadings and ferried transportation to the island.

: Fill in and submit convenient online form for easy, quick application.


APPLY BY MAIL: email write@ossabawwritersretreat.org to request paper application. Mail completed application form with $25 non-refundable reading fee and $125 tuition deposit to: Ossabaw Island Writers’ Retreat, 303 E. 58th St., Savannah, GA 31416.

NEW EXTENDED STAY OPTION IN FALL & SPRING: We’re always trying to give our writers more of what they want. To that end, we now offer a three-day, two night extended stay option for those who would like to spend a few more days on the island writing and relaxing after the retreat. Just check the extended stay option at the bottom of the online application form, and we’ll reserve your space.



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