“[I]f you’re really looking to get away, this retreat will help you do it: while the house offers modern amenities like laundry, the website warns that the house has no cell phone service.” The 8 Best Writing Retreats That Won’t Break the Bank, Electric Literature, December 14, 2017.


“Ashfield’s Wellspring House might be one of the better-kept secrets in the Valley. But among a growing number of writers, particularly in the Northeast, this restored carriage house has been a popular retreat for 18 years, a place whose physical and aesthetic dynamic is designed to spark creativity.” A writer’s haven: Ashfield’s Wellspring House is starting a new chapter. The Hampshire Gazette, June 30, 2017.


“What really seems to distinguish this retreat from others is the intentional low cost, the presence of a familial culture, and . . . a ‘supportive, creative, and noncompetitive’ atmosphere.” Wellspring House: On Having a Room of One’s Own, The Toast, September 23, 2014.


“[A] clean and comfortable house in a gorgeous setting.” Why You Need a Writing Retreat and How to Make the Most of It. The Huffington Post, January 29, 2014.


“[S]ometimes I just need to be alone, and that’s when places like Wellspring House are perfect—as in, cheap enough for me to afford by myself and full of a great creative vibe.” How to Make the Most of Your Writing Retreat, The Huffington Post, December 12, 2013.