1997 – 2017!

And Two Conference & Retreat Opportunities for Celebration

We’re thrilled to announce

The Lighthouse Writers’ Conference & Retreat in will take place in Port Townsend from February 10 – 13, 2017.  Registration for this C&R will be open from October 15 – January 15.


The Clockhouse Writers’ Conference & Retreat will take place in Plainfield, Vermont, from July 3 – 7, 2017. Registration for this C&R will be open from February 15 – May 15.

Registration materials for both will be available  at the CWC Alumni Association website,

We hope you’ll plan on attending for the writing time, thought-provoking workshops, presentations of our national literary journal Clockhouse, and vibrant camaraderie that’s offered every year, as well as for the celebrations that will occur in this 20th anniversary year!


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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