Very exciting retreat
in Hilton Head, SC for writers and artists! Here's the
Art & Writing
Head, South Carolina
retreat is designed for artists and writers of all levels
who wish to explore their creativity in a beautiful sea
April 7-11, 2011
Sample of Indigo Word Painting
Caren Calafati (www.seaislandindigo.com)
award-winning writer Alice B. Fogel invite you to
this beautiful coastal setting for a
unique watercolor and writing
Hilton Head Island, awash in beauty, history and
the perfect backdrop for a date with your muse.
and writing workshops at a variety of local venues,
including the 36-foot
Four days of
excursions visiting historical sites for inspiration, sea
kayaking to a private
communing with dolphins, and exploring the natural
for one-on-one consultations with the instructors
by private van to local sites
Schedule: A deposit of
$200 per person is required to reserve your space on the
Retreat—due February 15, 2011. Final payment
is due March 1.
& Refunds: All
cancellations of confirmed reservations are subject to a
$100 per person administrative fee. Cancellations received
more than 25 days prior to departure will be assessed a
penalty equal to 50% of the total program cost per person.
Cancellations received within 25 days of departure are
subject to 100% cancellation penalties. No refunds will be
made for any part of this program in which you choose not
Insurance: Tour organizers
strongly recommends that all tour participants purchase
Trip Cancellation, Emergency Medical Evacuation, Baggage,
recommend the Hilton Garden Inn at Hilton Head.
Reservations can be made through:
Compass Travel, Inc. 603-526-9600
will have an option for round trip pick up to and from
the airport in Savannah. During the retreat,
transportation will be provided for program
Airfare not included.
To reserve your
space in the workshops, please complete the registration
form here (or a reasonable facsimile) and return with your
Box 25, Acworth, NH 03601
responsibility of tour organizer and/or its agents is
limited and we can assume no liability for injury, damage,
loss, accident, delay, or irregularity in connection with
the services of any ship, airplane, train, automobile,
motor coach, carriage, or any other conveyance used in
carrying out these tours. We cannot accept any
responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to
delay or changes in air or other services, sickness,
weather, strike, war, acts of terrorism, quarantine,
natural acts, or other causes beyond our control. The right
is reserved to cancel the tour prior to departure, in which
case the entire payment will be refunded without any
Enclosed is my
check for $__________ ($200 per person) as a deposit to
hold ____ place(s). I understand that this is due February
15, 2011 and that the remainder is due by March 1. Please
make check payable to and send to:
Alice B. Fogel
PO Box 25, Acworth, NH 03601.
participant must sign below: I/We have read the General
Information section and agree to its terms.
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Ongoing group in Keene, NH, starting up a new series Feb.
Meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
Call or write for more info.
7--Reading at New England College MFA program, Henniker,
NH, 7:30 PM
13--STRANGE TERRAIN/ENTERING THE REALM OF POETRY Program,
at the library in Walpole, NH, 7:00.
28--Starving Artist Writers Workshop begins--every other
Thursday for 8 sessions. All writers. Call 352-6900 for
10--Reading with Kate Gleason and Peter Money at the
library in Walpole, NH, 7:00.
11 & 25--Starving Artist Writers Workshop--see January
6--Rhode Island Writers Project Conference, Providence.
13--NH Young Writers Conference, Henniker, NH.
18--The Big Read, STRANGE TERRAIN program focusing on Emily
Dickinson, Lebanon, NH
20--Poetry Out Loud, Keene, NH, 1:00.
11 & 25--Starving Artist Writers Workshop--see January
1--Reading, New London, NH Library, with other poets
including Ewa Chrusciel, 4-5:30.
8-10--AWP Conference, Denver, CO.
12--Lyme, NH Library "Big Read" program on Emily Dickinson,
17--NH Writers Project Writers Day, workshop and panel.
1--Harbor Mt. Press event in Woodstock,
VT. Poetry reading + benefit concert with Anais
Mitchell & the Hadestown Orchestra, 7:30 PM. Call
Pentangle at 802-457-3981 for ticket
17--Reading along with performances by others at NH
Business in the Arts annual awards, Manchester, NH.
20--NHSLMA Conference, Nashua, NH--Fostering Literacy
22--Ceres Gallery, Chelsea in NYC, reading with other poets
at art gallery showing of Judith Greenwald's paintings based on
reading with Kate Gleason and Peter Money, Walpole, NH
26--Tyger Burning Journal reading at New England College,
26-30--Twin Farms Writers Workshop, Wakefield, NH. Contact:
Titia Bozuwa, firstname.lastname@example.org
31--Bookstock: The Green Mountain Festival of Words,
13--Wolfeboro, NH Arts Festival
16--Jaffrey, NH--Book discussion
18--Sunapee, Words in Play reading
Workshops/Retreat, with Mimi Schwartz, at Dexter's Inn on Sunapee Mountain.
Poetry with Alice, nonfiction with Mimi, weekend at a
gorgeous inn. Entire info posted here, at top of page.
Surprise"--a week-long (option of any number of days)
poetry workshop at The Starving Artist Creative Collective
studios in Keene, NH. To learn more or sign up, call
Poetry Readings with local poets, Village Square Books,
Bellows Falls, VT
22--The Bowery Reading Series, NYC
Loud competition--high schoolers recite famous poems, Keene
State College, NH. Judging.
9--Harbor Mountain Press benefit event with Habib Koibe,
15--Gibson's Books, Concord, NH, 7 PM--reading with Martha
17--Reading, Great River Arts, Bellows Falls, VT, 7 PM,
with Pat Fargnoli & Lesle Lewis
22--Library, Hancock, NH, children's poetry and Earth Day
program, 10 AM
25--Wilton, NH library--Poetry Appreciation + Emily
Dickinson, "Humanities To Go"
Release of Strange
Terrain: A Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader
23--Toadstool Books, Peterborough, NH, 11 AM--reading/talk
on Strange Terrain
23--Toadstool Books, Milford, NH, 1
PM--reading/talk on Strange Terrain
31--Toadstool Books, Keene, NH, 2 PM--reading/talk
on Strange Terrain
9--Fall Mt. Regional school district
professional development program for teachers--call for
21--Reading, Busboys & Poets, 14th Street & V St.
NW, Washington, DC, 4-6 PM, with Lorna Dee Cervantes &
14--Plymouth Writers Institute, Plymouth, NH--"Strange
Terrain" poetry appreciation workshop
18--Village Square Booksellers, Bellow Falls, VT--reading
workshop/discussion on Strange Terrain
19--Great River Arts Poetry Program: 3 Poets, 3 Days, 3
Perspectives. Day-long workshops with Patricia Fargnoli,
Lesle Lewis & Alice Fogel, Bellows Falls, VT. My part
is "Form & Essence in Poetry":
23--Gibson's Bookshop, Concord, NH, 7
PM--reading/workshop/discussion on Strange Terrain
28--Peterborough, NH Library, 7:30 PM--Part one of two-part
series on poetry appreciation, "Humanities To Go" program
11--Peterborough, NH Library, 7:30 PM--Part two of series
above (July 28)
12--Exeter, NH, Water Street Books--6:30 PM--Reading with
13--Ocean Park, ME--workshop
19--Village Square Books, Bellows Falls, VT, 7 PM.
Reading/Signing/Mini-workshop around Strange
26--Burnt Norton Abbey--a 3-day spree of
arts and spiritual explorations, in Nelson, NH. Talk
on "How to Live: Poetry, Mystery, & the Holy
Silence" at noon Wednesday. Poetry reading at 7:30.
12--Sunapee Writers Retreat--Reading
23--Poetry Out Loud intro to poetry, Concord, NH--for
teachers who want to participate in this year's POL
13--Hanover, NH. Left Bank Books. Reading
with Jim Schley. 9 South Main Street, Hanover, New
Hampshire 03755. (603) 643-4479.
16-17--Hanover area, Upper Valley Writers Festival with
readings, panel discussions, workshops, Green Mt. train
rides, more. Contact NH Writers Project for more info.
21--Westchester (NY) Community College Colloquium course
30--Starving Artist, West St. off Central Square, Keene,
NH--poetry reading with Rodger Martin, 8 PM
12--Hancock, NH. Poetry reading. Library. 7-9 PM
14--Peterborough, NH. Reading with Meg Kearney, Toadstool
Books, 11 AM
2--Portsmouth, NH Poetry Hoot reading
15--Wilton, NH --Reading at the candy shoppe series
Way back in 2008
26--Toadstool Bookshop, Peterborough, NH--reading 11 AM
26--Toadstool Bookshop, Keene, NH--reading 2 PM
13--Putney School, Putney, VT--reading, 7 PM--cancelled due
to weather--see March
23--Alstead Library, Alstead, NH--children's writing
program, 10 AM
2--River Run Books, Portsmouth, NH--reading/signing +
22--Poetry Out Loud--judging finalists
26--Putney School--reading, 7:00 PM
28--Transparent Spectacle, an Art and Protest event with
speakers, theatrics, Bread & Puppet, music and dancing,
at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA; reading at 7:34 PM (for
30--Del Rossi's, Dublin, NH--reading, 2:30 PM
3--Gibson's Bookstore, Concord, NH--reading, 7 PM
16--Norwich Bookshop, Norwich, VT--group reading, 7 PM
2--New London, NH--What is NH Reading program
7--Broadside Books, Northampton, MA--reading
8--Winchester, NH Library--Poetry program
25--Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, VT--reading, 7 PM
2--The Frost Place, NH--Teachers Conference on
7-11--Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY--writing
workshop for teens, full week
14-18--Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY--poetry
appreciation workshop, full week
20--Harbor Mountain Press gala--Brownsville, VT--readings
31--Meetinghouse Reading Series, Canaan, NH
2--Great River Arts Institute, Bellows Falls, VT--teacher
workshop on understanding and teaching poetry
NH--Poetry Appreciation, NH Humanities Council presentation
4--Shelburne Falls, MA--Mocha Maya's reading series (47