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Fall Farmhouse Retreat 2017

Come join WPWP fellows and friends for a social weekend of writing, sharing and relaxing, featuring two visiting writers with strong ties to the region: Jen Lee and Tony Norman.

Fall Retreat


JEN LEE: Jennifer Lee writes essays—personal and lyric, on art and silence and the body.

TONY NORMAN: “Tony Norman is a columnist and associate editor for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

WHO: You and your WPWP friends

WHAT: A weekend of fun, rejuvenation, and writing

WHERE: Beth Votlz’s family farmhouse (10-15 min past the Oglebay Resort)

WHEN: October 20-22, 2017


· Queen size bed, single occupancy, full weekend/workshop $160 (first come first serve)

· Double occupancy, queen size bed, full weekend/workshop $120 per person

· Workshop only (Saturday October 21st) $90

· Other – contact Oglebay Resort or other local hotels for accommodations and pay the workshop only fee.

DEADLINE: October 15, 2017

Click here for the full flyer.

TO REGISTER and indicate which workshop you will be attending, please email or by Oct 15, 2017. Please send checks to the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project office at University of Pittsburgh 5518 Wesley W. Posvar Hall 230 South Bouquet Street Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Additional info will be forwarded to you after registration has been received.