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Application For Admission to:
Write on the French River Creative Writing Retreat
May 4 - 9, 2018
To apply, please complete this form and click submit at the bottom:
Applications must be received by
April 6, 2017
Please Note * indicates a required field.
* First Name
* Last Name
Other (if your address is not in Canada)
* Tel. Phone
Please choose one of the following:
Option A: Standard Retreat, Small Group Work with Instructors
Choice of instructor, in order of preference - place a number beside name in order or preference (Please note: we cannot guarantee everyone's first choice of instructor, but we'll try our best to make a match):
Helen Humphreys (fiction)
Alison Pick (fiction)
Andrew Westoll (creative nonfiction: literary journalism, memoir, personal essay)
Option B: Self-guided retreat, Consulting with Editors
For those who want to replace group work with focused writing time and consulting with an editor. Recommended for writers who want manuscript evaluation - short fiction, essay or memoir excerpts - and for newcomers to the writing community who are seeking guidance on a project. Choosing this option will mean corresponding with the editor prior to the retreat, to devise a work plan:
Please place a number in the box in order of preference (1 or 2)
Pamela Mulloy (fiction)
Susan Scott (nonfiction)
Tell us about the project you hope to work on. If possible, attach a 500-word writing sample we could then share with either your instructor (if you choose Option A), or editorial consultant (if you choose Option B). If not ready to send just now, p lease be prepared to send by April 6th.
The more we know about what you hope to accomplish on retreat, the more we can make your time with us as meaningful as possible.
How did you hear about the Write on the French River Creative Writing Retreat?
Accommodations & Fees
*Deduct $125 if enrolling before February 15th, 2018*
(Please choose one)
Private Cottage (your own deluxe cottage with private bed and bath). Tuition + accommodations for five nights + all meals:
$1,850 + gratuities (10%) + HST.
(your own deluxe bedroom in a shared cottage with a shared bathroom). Tuition + accommodation for five nights + all meals:
$1,650 + gratuities (10%) + HST.
BONUS: All retreatants will receive a year's complimentary subscription to TNQ: Canadian Writers & Writing
Do you have Food Restrictions? If so please describe below
Please submit this form on or before April 6, 2018.