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Jeff Zentner & David Arnold to Host First RWC Workshop of 2017

by Kate Parrish on November 8th, 2016

    (L: Jeff Zentner, R: David Arnold) Did that novel you were supposed to write in 2016 mysteriously fall off your list of things to do? It can happen to the best of us. So what better way to kick off 2017 than with a writing workshop led by two of the best names […]

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“The Percys at Brinkwood and Beyond” October 29th

by Rivendell Writers Colony on September 16th, 2014

Rivendell Writers’ Colony and the Sewanee School of Letters will present a panel discussion, “The Percys at Brinkwood & Beyond” on Wednesday, October 29, at 4:30 PM in Gailor Auditorium. A reception will follow the discussion. The panel will be led by Richard Howorth, owner of Square Books in Oxford, MS. On the panel will […]

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Rivendell 2013: a year in review

by Rivendell Writers Colony on December 31st, 2013

Greetings and Happy New Year! Rivendell Writers’ Colony (RWC) celebrates its pilot year which came alive with the help and participation of many good spirits and people who graced the space and shared the vision of RWC. Our quaint Southern sanctuary for writers and readers located here in Sewanee has gone from a glint of […]

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Laura Willis to appear at Rivendell Sept. 15th

by Rivendell Writers Colony on August 29th, 2013

Sewanee author Laura Lapins Willis will read from her new book, “Finding God in a Bag of Groceries,” at Rivendell on Sunday, September 15th, at 7 pm. A reception will follow. From the book: “If your pantry was empty, your children hungry, your electricity cut off for nonpayment, and you saw no prospect of support, […]

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Photos – Poetry, Tea, and Garden Tour July 27th

by Rivendell Writers Colony on July 31st, 2013

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POETRY, TEA, AND A WALK IN THE GARDEN AT RIVENDELL JULY 27th

by Rivendell Writers Colony on July 9th, 2013

Award-winning poet and Sewanee Review managing editor Leigh Ann Couch will read from her poetry as part of an afternoon tea and garden walk at Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee on July 27th at 2PM. Carmen Thompson, director of Rivendell, said, “Leigh Ann’s poetry will be the perfect connection to our enjoyment of Rivendell and […]

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KEVIN WILSON TO BE FIRST WRITER IN RESIDENCE AT RIVENDELL

by Rivendell Writers Colony on June 30th, 2013

Noted writer Kevin Wilson, author of Tunneling to the Center of the Earth and The Family Fang, will live at Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee in July to work on his next book. Carmen Thompson, director of Rivendell, said, “Rivendell could not have done better than having Kevin Wilson as our first writer in residence. […]

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Willows Women’s Retreat at Rivendell

by Rivendell Writers Colony on May 6th, 2013

Rivendell is hosting the Sixth Annual Willows Women’s Retreat this Memorial weekend from Friday, May 24 to Monday, May 26. From the Retreat brochure: “Join experienced retreat leaders Hilda Vaughan and Julie King Murphy for a weekend with other discerning women, in which we let the stillness rise and find the inner wisdom that will […]

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Frank Stitt to appear at Rivendell

by Rivendell Writers Colony on March 22nd, 2013

Noted chef and author Frank Stitt, owner of Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega, and Chez Fon Fon in Birmingham, will speak at the first public event of Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee on Saturday, April 27th at 10 am. Carmen Thompson, director of Rivendell, said, “We’re proud to kick things off with such a world-famous […]

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