Chatham University

The Summer Community of Writers Retreat

July 17-27, 2017

Join us for ten days of writing and fellowship at Chatham University's Eden Hall Campus.

  • Reserved for individual writing time or for casual, self-directed group work with other participants.
  • Hike the trails around Eden Hall, explore the campus space and be inspired to create.
  • Attend craft lectures and publishing discussions by visiting faculty, editors and writers.
  • Go on nature walks and do yoga in a beautiful natural setting
  • Swim!
  • Attend faculty and student readings
  • Participate in open mics
  • Sing along with local musicians
  • Learn how to submit your work to journals
  • Gather at the picnic tables for lively discussions about writing
  • Make friends & marvel at the majestic Eden Hall sunsets
  • Dance & celebrate!

Program Cost: $250 ($125 for Chatham MFA alums)

Lodging:$25 per night in brand new, air-conditioned, single-occupancy dorm rooms


Bring your tent and camp for free!

Meal plan available: $250 includes all meals for ten days in campus dining hall. (Specialized diets can be accommodated with advance notice.)

Beds are limited.

Payment is due May 15.

Contact Brittany Hailer at for more information or to register.