Lighthouse by John Loo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Are you ready to jump-start your writing in 2018? Join us at the third annual Lighthouse Writers’ Conference & Retreat, Feb. 16-19, in Port Townsend, Washington. Registration closes on Monday, January 15th.

Don’t be left out! Come ready to focus on your writing for a long weekend. Planned topics include: study of poet and impressionism; language as sound; connecting past and present in your fiction; documentary poetics as resistance to power; borrowing from the craft of acting to enhance your writing; and study of fragments to empower the written work.


Dates: Fri. Feb. 16th through Mon., Feb. 19th, 2018

Location: Port Townsend, WA (Fort Worden campus of Goddard College)

Registration deadline: Jan. 15th, 2018

Registration information:–retreat.html

Whether you graduated last summer or a number of years ago, whether you studied in Plainfield or Washington, everyone is welcome.   Our community is inclusive and ultra-supportive. Join us!

With every good wish for the New Year,

Alison Bailey and Theresa Barker

LWC&R Coordinators



Last Call: Lighthouse Writers’ Conference & Retreat
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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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