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La Poterie Retreat & Workshop

The Week

The best of "retreat" & "workshop": rigorous group discussion of your manuscript, sessions on writing craft & publishing, ample daily solitude, one-on-one conferences, local excursions, and gourmet meals — all in an inspired setting.

We are tentatively planning retreats for Summer 2022 depending on Covid protocols.  Please check back for updates.  

To Apply

will post updated application instructions once we have new dates confirmed. Meanwhile, if you are interested in applying, and would like to know more about our retreats, please email us with questions! 

The Location

Despite its proximity to the better-known Loire Valley, le Pays Vallée du Loir—two hours southwest of Paris by train in France's Sarthe region—is a well-kept secret.


Who We Are

Kristen Harnisch
Jennifer Hutchison
Jennifer Hutchison
April Eberhardt
Aimery de Moucheron
& Cynthia Cooke