2019 Ossabaw Weekend Writer’s Bash

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 25, 2019

Where shades take us to the past.

Where shades take us to the past, and shadows forever fall.

Ossabaw Island Writers’ Retreat is happy to announce the opening of applications for our three-day weekend retreat, The 2019 WeekendWriter’s Bash. Held November 1-3, 2019, the retreat will feature workshops and seminars led by our nationally recognized faculty, visiting agents and publishers, and evening readings by faculty and participants.

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


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


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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