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by Kate Parrish on November 29th, 2017

If you’re looking for a kickstart to your 2018 writing, don’t miss your chance to join Jami Attenberg for her upcoming weekend workshop, January 12-14. In “Starting a Revolution In Your Fiction Writing,” you’ll have the chance to take your characters to fresh places, raise the stakes in your work, and discover untapped subject matter […]

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Support 17 in ’18 Today

by Kate Parrish on November 29th, 2017

As we begin to close out another year at Rivendell, we look ahead to 2018 with both gratitude and enthusiasm. Because of your contributions, Rivendell has been able to welcome more writers than ever this year. In 2017 we hosted 220 writers-in-residence, workshop attendees, graduate students and readers. David Arnold and Jeff Zentner kicked off the year with […]

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November eNewsletter Out Today

by Kate Parrish on November 14th, 2017

Catch up on all the latest news from our neck of the woods in the November eNewsletter out today! Kick off 2018 with “Starting a Revolution In Your Fiction Writing” with Jami Attenberg, January 12-14. Learn more about our latest weekend workshop here. The Southern Foodways Alliance will join us again March 15-18 for their annual food […]

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Jami Attenberg to Lead “Starting a Revolution In Your Fiction” January 12-14

by Kate Parrish on October 31st, 2017

If you’ve had the desire to push boundaries with your writing, the new year is the perfect time to begin. As part of our ongoing series of weekend workshops at Rivendell Writers’ Colony, we are pleased to announce the latest in our lineup — Starting a Revolution In Your Fiction Writing with Jami Attenberg. Join […]

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October eNewsletter Out Today

by Kate Parrish on October 11th, 2017

Didn’t get the October eNewsletter? Check it out here. We’ll be the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville all weekend and would love to see you there! Swing by, grab some free candy and say hello! If you’d like to be added to our mailing list, head to the homepage, scroll down to the bottom and […]

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September eNewsletter Out Today

by Kate Parrish on September 19th, 2017

Don’t miss the September eNewsletter! Give it a read for all the latest on upcoming workshops, 2018 residencies and links to tons of new published work by our past writers-in-residence. Check it out here.

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Kiese Laymon to Lead Fall Creative Nonfiction Workshop

by Kate Parrish on September 7th, 2017

The Michigan Quarterly Review called him “an amazing, courageous and brave novelist and essayist.” Roxane Gay wrote she “was stunned into silence” after reading “How to Kill Yourself and Others in America: A Remembrance.” Mark Anthony Neal named him “one of the leading young black writers in America.” As part of our ongoing series of […]

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August eNewsletter Out Today

by Kate Parrish on August 18th, 2017

  We’re moving into one of our favorite seasons here at Rivendell: Fall! (Who are we kidding though? They’re all our favorite seasons.) We’ve got several events coming up that you won’t want to miss, including a weekend retreat with The Porch, our first creative nonfiction workshop (more details coming soon…!), plus the Southern Festival […]

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July eNewsletter Out Now

by Kate Parrish on July 20th, 2017

Our latest eNewsletter is out today! Get a jumpstart on next year’s writing goals by applying for a 2018 residency now. We’re accepting applications through the end of the year for January-April residencies. Need a Rivendell fix before the end of the year? Join us September 1-3 for Finding Balance On the Page & Mat: […]

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New Workshop Added! Finding Balance On the Page & Mat: A Poetry & Yoga Workshop Weekend

by Kate Parrish on June 27th, 2017

Join us September 1-3, 2017 for Finding Balance On the Page & Mat: A Poetry & Yoga Workshop Weekend. Led by certified yoga instructor, poet and frequent Rivendell writer-in-residence Emari DiGiorgio, participants can expect a weekend of exploring and strengthening both their writing and yoga practices. For many practitioners, writing and yoga are conduits to personal inquiry. Both […]

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