Founder Ann Voorhees Baker Talks About Plans for This Year, Plus Some Other Random Stuff
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Founder Ann Voorhees Baker explains...
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to make you remember, allow you to dream, take you back to the people you once knew,
face your true self, give you hope for the future, and inspire you to do greater things.
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It’s true that if you surround yourself with people who are doing what you want to do, and who care about you and encourage you, it can alter your course. It’s been true for me. Ever since I started hosting the Women At Woodstock Writers Retreat years ago, I’ve had ongoing conversations with writers from[…]
We’ve just opened our application period for a scholarship to Women At Woodstock 2019. You have one week to throw your hat in the ring – scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on Wednesday, September 11. One lucky winner will receive a full waiver of the registration fee! Apply right here:
Women At Woodstock has managed to build up a small scholarship fund this year, and tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept. 4) we’ll open up a one-week application period to anyone who wants to enter. It will run for one week, until Wednesday, September 11, and will end at midnight. Watch your email tomorrow morning for the link[…]
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Throughout the retreat, we’ll be working on a communal art project that’s the perfect blending of individual reflection, personal expression, and communal creation: the Tile Art Project. In every gathering room; the Great Room, the Dining Room/Library, and Cedar Heart Lodge, there will be blank canvases (squares of card stock, really) and a collection of[…]
Here’s some impressive news about one of our Women At Woodstock presenters; author Ginnah Howard, who will be leading our Writers Colony (Track I) at the Women At Woodstock Writers Retreat this coming fall: George Hovis, the author of The Skin Artist (Southern Fried Chicken, 2019) just posted the following review of Ginnah’s novel Rope[…]