Monday, June 10, 2013

Writers' Retreat: Great River Writers' Retreat

The Midwest Writing Center is now accepting applications for the Great River Writers’ Retreat. The retreat will be held September 1st through 6th at the Benet House Retreat Center in Rock Island, Illinois. Applications will be accepted until July 15, 2013. 

The retreat is open to Iowa and Illinois residents writing in any mode/genre. The applications must include a cover page, proof of residency, professional resume, project description, a work sample of no more than 10 pages, and a $15 reading fee. 

Applications may be submitted online or via mail. The winning applicants will have a public reading of their original work on September 6th at the Midwest Writing Center at 7 p.m. as part of the East-West Riverfest

The Great River Writers’ Retreat is sponsored by Dr. Nicolas Shammas. More information on the Retreat and the application process is available online or by calling Ryan Collins at 563-324-1410.  

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