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2016 MWP Summer Writing Retreat

Description: The idea for a summer writing retreat originated with members that wanted time for writing, sharing, and conferencing amongst themselves with just enough structure to foster productivity. Some want support for their individual intentions for publication, but your personal writing objective is welcome here. No formal workshops or presenters are planned.

Who is eligible: Maine Writing Project teacher-consultants. Your writing will be welcomed and supported by experienced, like-minded members of the writing project.

July 11-15, 2016 (Monday afternoon – Friday noontime) on the UMaine campus

Option 1: Writing retreat
$340 fee paid to MWP
30 Contact hours
Writing, sharing, and conferencing; attendance at Promising Practices Conference; opportunity for Maine Writes publication.

Option 2: ERL 590-0004
3 credit graduate course
Regular tuition and fees.
Includes pre- and post-institute work.

Registration includes Monday welcome dinner, lunch Tuesday-Friday, enough snacks to keep you energized each day!
Some University housing is available for the week.

Ken Martin, MWP site director
TC organizing committee: Amy Philbrook ’12, Barbara Keene ‘13, Kristina Clements ‘14

Registration Deadline: May 15th, 2016

To Register:


Contact Information

Maine Writing Project
5766 Shibles Hall, Room 315
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: 207. 581.2492 | Fax: 207.581.2447E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System