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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Now accepting applications for the 2017 SAF Fellowship for Parents

by Kate Parrish on April 3rd, 2017

Writing prose in the carpool pick up lane? Editing sestinas during swim practice? If you’re a writer and a parent, you’ve likely learned those precious few spaces peppered throughout your child’s schedule might be your only time to write. Perhaps, however, the time has come with your work where you need more than a moment here […]

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Rivendell Awarded Grant to Fund Parent Writers

by Kate Parrish on March 23rd, 2017

Someone buy us a cake because you are looking at one of the latest awardees of a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant! We are thrilled to receive this award from an organization that believes in supporting writers as much as we do, specifically writers who are also raising families. Moms and dads, we know it’s not always (okay, never) easy […]

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March eNewsletter Out Now

by Kate Parrish on March 14th, 2017

Our March eNewsletter is landing in inboxes as we speak! We’ve got a spring writing retreat coming up with The Porch, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference in July, and lots of new stories and poetry from our past writers-in-residence to keep you distracted at work. Check it out here: Not on the list? Sign up at the […]

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February eNewsletter Out Now

by Kate Parrish on February 28th, 2017

Don’t miss all the news from February! NPR continues its coverage of the Southern Foodways Alliance + Soul Summit conference at Rivendell, our executive director and half of Sewanee head to DC for AWP, our friends over at the Sewanee Review re-launch with a brand new look + feel, our pals at The Porch in Nashville […]

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Registration Now Open for The Porch Spring Writing Weekend May 5-7

by Kate Parrish on January 18th, 2017

The Porch is thrilled to offer its fourth annual spring weekend writing workshop, May 5th – 7th, 2017, at Rivendell Writers’ Colony. Step outside your busy life and be a writer amongst writers in a place infused with literary roots and uncommon beauty. You can expect inspiration, time to scribble, instruction, discussion, opportunities to share, […]

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January eNewsletter Out Today

by Kate Parrish on January 18th, 2017

The January eNewsletter is hot off the press! NPR covers the Southern Foodways Alliance + Soul Summit conference at Rivendell, Jeff Zentner + David Arnold kick off 2017 with a YA writing weekend & new publications from our past writers-in-residence galore. PLUS, y’all raised $5,100 to fund ten new residencies this year — THANK YOU. If you […]

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NPR Covers SFA + Soul Summit at Rivendell

by Kate Parrish on January 11th, 2017

“Could fifteen food world colleagues cook together, set a common table, and ring the dinner bell to welcome all, despite differences in background and vocation that might divide us? Could we speak honestly to one another? Could the ideas we discussed, the agendas we promoted, reconcile us to one another? And could our reconciliation offer […]

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December eNewsletter Out Today

by Kate Parrish on December 15th, 2016

Making 2017 plans yet? Apply for a residency or mini-residency at Rivendell today! Learn more in today’s December eNewsletter here. Plus upcoming events, recent publications for our past writers-in-residence, and a few final words on 2016. Don’t receive our eNewsletter? Head to our homepage, scroll to the bottom, and sign up today!  

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