The first Sound of Writing Autumn Writer's Retreat for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers will be held from October 16 to October 23 at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. Located on 2,500 acres of hiking trails and ski slopes, the Austrian-inspired lodge is run by the von Trapp family portrayed in The Sound of Music. The retreat offers time to write, as well as daily meetings with fiction writer Jan Goldstein and hikes and yoga led by members of the von Trapp family. The cost of the retreat is $1,495, which includes lodging and most meals. Submit a brief project proposal by September 15. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
The Sound of Writing, Trapp Family Lodge, 100 Trapp Family Road, Stowe, VT 05672-5074. Matthew Wheeler, Manager.