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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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June eNewsletter Out Now

by Kate Parrish on June 27th, 2017

  Our latest eNewsletter is a doozy! If you missed it, we announced some big changes to our residency schedule for 2018 and a new workshop for 2017. Plus, we have just a few remaining 2017 writing residencies and mini-residencies left. If you’ve been thinking about applying, now is the time. Deadline to apply is […]

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ONE Week Left to Apply for RWC’s 2017 Fellowship for Parents

by Kate Parrish on May 24th, 2017

There’s only ONE week left to apply for Rivendell’s Sustainable Arts Foundation 2017 Fellowship for Parents. We have FOUR fellowships available, each including a two-week residency. These fellowships, generously funded by the Sustainable Arts Foundation, will be awarded to writers with a child (or children) age 12 or younger. We’re accepting applications through May 31. Residencies are […]

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May eNewsletter Out Now

by Kate Parrish on May 24th, 2017

Did you get our latest eNewsletter? A BIG CONGRATS to John T. Edge, Rivendell advising editor and director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, on the publication of his latest book, The Potlikker Papers. It’s officially on shelves, so go get you one today! We’ve also got a roundup of summer literary festivals, workshops and conferences, […]

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April eNewsletter Out Now

by Kate Parrish on April 13th, 2017

Our April eNewsletter is out today! This month we’re talking mini-residencies (all the flavor of a full residency but half the calories!), a new fellowship for parent writers, and we take you through a brief history of Rivendell (it’s not nearly as boring as it sounds). Check it out here. Not on the list? Sign up at […]

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