After twenty-two years as an artists and writers residency retreat, we have decided that it is time to close Wellspring House. This news follows on the heels of the global Covid-19 pandemic which caused us to temporarily close in early 2020. Given the continued concerns and uncertainties of the pandemic, paired with the evolving necessities … Continue reading After 22 years, Wellspring closes its doors…
Kick off National Poetry Month with a half-day online workshop, Justice & Joy: Writing Powerful Political Poems, sponsored by the good folks at Writers in Progress. Saturday, April 3, 9:30 am-12:30 pm EST. Size limits workshops to 8 or 9 so you'll have an intimate group, with plenty of time for reading, writing, and discussion. … Continue reading Justice & Joy: Writing Powerful Political Poems, with Sarah Browning
Jacqueline Nicole Harris and Arlyn Miller will be co-facilitating a workshop on Writing for Healing and Growth, with a focus on racial bias and justice. Workshop attendees will participate in a discussion of short readings and writing prompts designed to enhance self-awareness and promote a racially just and compassionate society. The workshop runs Tuesdays June … Continue reading Poetic License Workshop & Benefit (via Zoom)
We're thrilled to announce some new promotions and discounts on residencies in 2020! Learn more about our "New Year, New Work" and "Sweetheart Residency" here and book today!
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Fri., July 26, 2019 and Sat., July 27, 2019 Two weekends ago, Wellspring celebrated its 20th anniversary year with a special two-night reading event. Attendees and visitors alike came to pay their respects by sharing what many of them called their “love letter to Wellspring”. The Poems from the Wellspring anthology, co-edited by Arlyn Miller … Continue reading Wellspring Celebrates 20 years!
Due to popular demand, we've posted a new page to our website featuring some of the most popular questions-and-answers we've been asked by applicants and residents. Be sure to read through them before your stay! FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
Aubrey Crosby and John T. Howard join the Wellspring Family! We're thrilled to welcome our new Writers-in-Residence, Aubrey Crosby and John T. Howard to the Wellspring House Retreat for Writers. Aubrey Crosby is currently at work on a poetry chapbook and a collection of short stories. Her poems and fiction have appeared online and in … Continue reading Wellspring welcomes our new Writers-In-Residency!