Saturday, February 16, 2008

Cape Cod Writers' Retreat

From Jessica Bram:

Have you been wishing for some quiet time to yourself ... to write? Then treat yourself to a peaceful and productive

@ the Inn at Cook Street

WHAT: Four days and peace and quiet at the luxurious Inn at Cook Street in Provincetown, Mass., on the eastern tip of Cape Cod. Along with workshop leaders Jessica Bram and Suzanne Hoover, and a small, exclusive group of writers, you will spend the days at your leisure writing in your private room at the Inn, the Inn garden, the beach, or any of the other beautiful locales in Provincetown.

Every evening the group will meet for a 3-hour workshop to share and critique each others' work. Late afternoon optional activities will include poetry readings, writing skills workshops, and informal conversations about writing.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Choose from among 6 beautiful rooms with private bath at the Inn at Cook Street (www.InnatCookStreet).

WHEN: 5 pm Sunday, April 20 through 12 noon Thursday, April 24, 2008

COST:$1,145 per person. This includes:
  • 4 nights accommodation, including all taxes.
  • Continental breakfast daily.
  • Dinner at the Inn at Cook Street Sunday, April 22.
  • All workshops and retreat activities.

HOW TO REGISTER: Registration is limited to 6 participants, and reservations will be accepted first come, first served.

(Only 2 spots remain in our Spring 2008 Retreat.)

To reserve your space mail a $450 deposit to Jessica Bram, 32 Webb Road, Westport, CT 06880. Balance due by April 1.

For information contact Jessica Bram at (203) 227-3250 or


Jessica Bram is a writer whose commentaries are regularly heard on the National Public Radio station WSHU during NPR's "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition." Her personal essays have been published and syndicated in national and regional newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Child Magazine Women's Journal, Country Accents and the Gannett Newspapers. Jessica Bram has taught courses in memoir, essay, and creative nonfiction writing at the Lifetime Learners Institute, Norwalk Community College's Extended Studies and Workforce Education program, and Westport Continuing Education.


Suzanne Hoover holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University in English and Comparative Literature. The author of two novels and a highly experienced teacher of fiction and essay writing, Suzanne was for 25 years, until her recent retirement, a full-time member of the Literature faculty of Sarah Lawrence College. Among the courses she taught at Sarah Lawrence was a very popular course for students in the prestigious Graduate Writing Program, in narrative craft and story structure. Prior to teaching at Sarah Lawrence, Suzanne taught literature at Wellesley College. In 1977 she delivered the Shakespeare lectures at SUNY, Purchase. In addition to her full time teaching, for over 20 years Suzanne taught evening courses in writing at the non-credit Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute.

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