CWC Writers’ Conference & Retreat
June 29-July 3, 2015
Goddard College, 123 Pitkin Rd., Plainfield, VT 05667
The Registration for the Clockhouse Writers’ Conference & Retreat ends May 15, 2015!  While it’s true we that we do take late registration if space permits, please do email co-coordinator Carolyn Locke at if you’re still thinking of joining us.

A Morning's Writing at the CWC Conference & Retreat, Photo:  Heather Huddleston
A Morning’s Writing at the CWC Conference & Retreat,
Photo: Heather Huddleston

The conference occurs during the MFAW-VT residency and includes solitary time for writing; works-in-progress sessions to critique each other’s work; workshops run by you, our creative participants; evening readings and common-room gatherings; the unveiling of the new issue of Clockhouse, our alumni-run, national literary journal; and our hosting of the MFAW closing party.    This year, we’re also joining the MFAW residency for a presentation and Q&A with Seth Fishman, a literary agent with the Gernet Company, and a reading & workshop by Goddard’s Visiting Writer, Dani Shapiro.

To learn more about the conference visit–and, again, please consider joining us!  We anticipate a wonderful conference, and we sincerely hope that you’ll be a part of it..To register after contacting Carolyn, please download the registration form and send in with your payment of $75.  Campus housing is very limited at this point, but off campus housing is available.

All the best,

Kathryn Cullen-DuPont, Lead Steward, MFAW ’05

Carolyn Locke, Coordinator, MFAW ’96

Lucy Turner, Coordinator, MFAW ’00

Last Call! Register Now for the CWC Conference & Reatreat
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CWC is the alumni association of Goddard's MFAW Program. It holds the annual summer Clockhouse Writers' Conference & Retreat in Plainfield, Vermont, and the annual winter Lighthouse Conference & Retreat each winter. Its national literary journal CLOCKHOUSE is published in partnership with Goddard College and the MFAW Program. For more information, please visit or contact CWC's lead steward, Lucy Turner.
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