The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Spring in New Orleans Writing Retreat will take place from April 13-16, 2018. Known for its Spanish and French architecture, live jazz, Cajun food, and street festivals, New Orleans offers an inspirational and one-of-a-kind experience for writers. Our retreat features multi-genre workshops, as well as craft seminars and time to write.
The faculty includes award-winning writers & a top NYC literary agent: Rita Banerjee
, Diana Norma Szokolyai, and Natalie Kimber
. All genres welcome. Genres include nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. The cost of the retreat
is $1200, which includes tuition, lodging, breakfasts and some other light meals.
If you’d like to join us in NOLA, please apply by March 1, 2018
by submitting 5-10 pages of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or a play with a $10 application fee, a cover letter, and references. Please also
include the following in your cover letter:
1. Full Legal Name
2. Contact Information (Email, Address, Phone)
3. Age & Nationality
4. Prior Workshop Experience and Publications
5. Creative Writing Goals for the Retreat
6. Short One-Paragraph Biography
7. Contact Info of Two Personal References (Name, Email, Address, Phone, Relationship to Applicant)
Due to limited seats, early applications are encouraged. Applications due March 1, 2018
. More information available at cww.nyc
.FAQ:What happens after I apply?
you apply, you can expect to hear from us within 7-10 days and know
whether you were accepted into the program. Once you are accepted, you
will receive a welcome packet with detailed information regarding the
What is the process of paying tuition?
you are accepted into the program, you will need to pay a 30% tuition
deposit to hold your seat within 3-5 days of acceptance.The deposit is non-refundable. The remainder of tuition will be due by March 15, 2018. Our standard and preferred method of payment is PayPal invoice, which does have a service fee. You can also mail us a check to:
Cambridge Writers' Workshop, Inc.
PO Box 380482
What is included in tuition?
I'm local to New Orleans. Is there a tuition only option?
- creative writing workshops
- craft of writing seminars
- lodging in NOLA
- breakfasts & some other meals
Yes. For more information, please inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.