Last Call! Register Now for the CWC Conference & Reatreat

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

Important Announcement

The Board of Directors for Goddard College have made the difficult decision to close the college at the end of the 2024 Spring term.  


Current Goddard students will have the opportunity to complete their degrees at the same tuition rate through a teach-out with like-minded institution, Prescott College. Updates and scholarship funds will be available in the coming weeks and months. Information will be posted to

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