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!
Naomi Shihab Nye chose Chivas Sandage's poem, “Chopping Onions,” as runner-up for the Southern Humanities Review 2017 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize, which includes a cash award and publication. The documentary film about Daniela Gioseffi, Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story has been screening with talks by Anton Evangelista, the prize-winning filmmaker, and Daniela, and previewed to rave reviews at the Maya Daren … Continue reading Wellspring Community News: December
We're delighted to say that this was our busiest fall yet! As we're preparing for the holiday season, we wanted to pause a moment and thank each and every one of you who stayed at Wellspring this fall—and this last year, and this last decade or two! Friendships were formed over many a late-night fireside debate, drafts were drafted, … Continue reading A Glorious Fall in Ashfield