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WRITING RETREATS with the supportive faculty of the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop will take place in New Orleans (March 19-22, 2020) and Paris, France (July 16-21, 2020).  Our 2020 retreat faculty include David Shields, Stephen Aubrey, Rita Banerjee, and Diana Norma Szokolyai. Genres include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, and hybrid.  Deadline for Scholarship Applications is March 1, 2020 for New Orleans and Paris, France.


Based on financial need and merit, limited scholarships of $250-$500 are available for our retreats.

If you are planning to apply for a scholarship for our 2020 Spring in New Orleans (March 19-22, 2020) or Summer in Paris (July 16-21, 2020) Writing Retreats, please submit a retreat application above, and a separate scholarship application with the information requested below. Please indicate which scholarship you are applying for, your reasons for applying, and which retreat you would like to be considered for.

  • Diversity Scholarship
    Diversity scholarships will be offered to minorities who show a commitment to creative writing.  In your one-page cover letter, please describe how our writing retreat would make a difference in your writing life. Include a short bio (150-200 words).
  • Student Scholarship
    Student scholarships will be offered to students (both undergraduate and graduate, full or part time) who show a commitment to creative writing.  In your one-page cover letter, please describe how our writing retreat would make a difference in your writing life. Include a short bio (150-200 words).
  • Writer/Parent Scholarship
    Writers/Parent scholarships will be offered to writers who show a commitment to creative writing and are raising children (infant through college).  In your one-page cover letter, please describe how our writing retreat would make a difference in your writing life. Include a short bio (150-200 words).


Please email info@cambridgewritersworkshop.org if you have any questions.

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