1-week workshop retreats in Italy feature creative writing exercises & feedback, excursions to local markets, medieval towns & villages; 1- to 5-day workshops & weekly classes in the San Francisco Bay area.
Laura Deutsch, author of features, travel, & personal essays in publications that include The Los Angeles Times & The New York Times has taught writing at UC Berkeley & SF State. Her essay on Italy was selected for Best Women's Travel Writing 2011.
1-week Tuscany retreat cost of $3,375 ($2,975 earlybird) includes shared lodging, most meals, planned excursions. 1-day workshops $75-$150.
San Francisco & Bay area, & Santa Cruz, California