Writers Retreat

Flexing your writer’s voice, and deepening and developing characters - join us for a writers retreat hosted by Naomi Lewis.
Naomi K. Lewis has taught creative writing for ten years. Her novel Cricket in a Fist was published in 2008, and her 2012 story collection, I Know Who You Remind Me Of, won Enfield & Wizenty’s Colophon Prise and was shortlisted for two Alberta book awards. She co-edited the 2012 anthology Shy (U of A Press) with Rona Altrows. Her non-fiction has been shortlisted for provincial and national magazine awards. Naomi was a magazine editor a decade, and was writer-in-residence at the University of New Brunswick in the winter of 2016.
Weekend Schedule;
Friday
Arrive, check in,
5:30 – 6:30 pm Introductions and discussion
7:00-8:00 pm Dinner
After 8:00 pm – Free time

Saturday
9:00 – 10:00 am: Breakfast 10:15 – 11:45 pm: Workshop: Finding and flexing your writer’s voice
11:45 – 1:00 pm: Writing time
1:00 – 2:00 pm: – Lunch
2:00 – 3:30 pm: – Workshop: Developing and deepening characters
4:00 – 6:00 pm: – Free time or writing time (spa, hiking, browsing town)
6:15 – 8:00 pm: – Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 pm: – Free time

Sunday
8:00-9:30 am – Participant readings, for those who feel comfortable sharing their work.
9:30-11:00 am – Breakfast and check out
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