Thursday, July 26, 2012

Mariposa Poetry Retreat, October 6-8, Waynesboro, PA

The 2nd annual Mariposa Poetry Retreat provides poets and writers, the time and space to focus on their work in a serene and beautiful setting away from the pressures and distractions of daily life.

The retreat promotes a safe and instructive environment that identifies and addresses the creative challenges faced by writers of all genres. The 2012 weekend retreat will take place at the Capital Retreat Center in Waynesboro, PA from Saturday, October 6th to Monday, October 8th and is open to writers 18 years of age and older.
A $75.00 registration fee is required to reserve your spot at the retreat.
The Retreat features:
v Workshop leaders who are actively engaged in the writing life
v Consultations with faculty and workshop facilitators
v Stimulating activities and workshops
v Opportunities to read new work
v Support and encouragement
v Informal social gatherings
v Panel discussions

A renowned DC area poet will facilitate each workshop. Workshops will consist of writing exercises and group discussions on participants' work. At each workshop, participants are encouraged to write and workshop their poems. Participants will have the opportunity to take a workshop with each Faculty member.  
The Mariposa Poetry Retreat is held on the 260 acre Capital Retreat Center located in the Catoctin Mountains in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, just 90 minutes north of Washington, DC.  This setting lends itself to serene contemplation of nature and nurturing of your creative spirit.
12750 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, PA 17268

Send a writing sample with a completed registration form and a non-refundable registration fee.  No electronic submissions, please. Email: to request a copy of the registration form.

Non-Refundable Registration fee: $75.00; shared accommodations: $275.00 per participant; private accommodations: $375.00 per participant. Payment due in full by September 1, 2012.

Mail writing sample, registration form, and registration fee to:
2012 Mariposa Poetry Retreat
635 Marcia Lane, Rockville, MD 20851
P: 301.881.8012; Email: 

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