Salt Cay Writers Retreat | October 20-26 | Salt Cay, Bahamas
Robert Goolrick (#1 New York Times bestselling author) | Jacquelyn Mitchard (#1 New York Times bestselling author) | Chuck Adams (Executive Editor, Algonquin Books) | Amy Einhorn (Publisher, Amy Einhorn Books) | Kate Miciak (Editorial Director and Vice President, Ballantine/Bantam Dell) | Steven Fisher (Vice President, Agency for the Performing Arts) | Michelle Brower, Erin Harris, Jeff Kleinman, Erin Nuimata (Folio Literary Management)
Imagine a faculty of #1 New York Times bestselling authors, top editors from the most prestigious publishers, and prominent literary agents. Add a sunset dinner cruise, swimming with dolphins as part of the curriculum, island feasts with local entertainment. Finish with plenty of time to write in a beautiful, secluded, relaxing, and inspiring setting.
With 65 students and 10 faculty members, the Salt Cay Writers Retreat focuses on craft at an MFA level in a non-academic setting. Published authors who wish to take their writing to the next level are also welcome to apply.
Salt Cay Writers Retreat highlights:
Privately owned island with and a unique literary history
Individualized instruction from New York Times bestselling authors, top editors and literary agents
One-of-a-kind dolphin swim workshop for registrants
Scheduled writing time
All sleeping rooms are suites – share a room with a friend, or bring your spouse or family
Complimentary guest access to Atlantis Resort & Casino
Free or deeply discounted activities for families, including water park, kayaks, dolphin and sea lion encounters, snorkeling, scuba-diving, and much more
Sunset dinner cruise around Nassau harbor
Closing festivities including authentic Bahamian feast with entertainment
An unparalleled opportunity for writers of fiction, memoir, & narrative nonfiction to work one-on-one with New York Times bestselling authors, top acquisition editors, and prominent literary agents in a gorgeous and inspiring setting.