IN THE COMPANY OF WRITERS

Dates: April 29-May 1, 2016

Location: Best Western Conference Center, Westminster, MD

Cost:
WRW Members Double Occupancy – $400
WRW Members Single Occupancy – $525* (sold out)
RWA Members Double Occupancy – $450
Non-RWA Attendees Double Occupancy – $500

*IF YOU REQUIRE A SINGLE ROOM AT THE RETREAT, ACT QUICKLY. Single rooms sell out within the first 24 hours.  We have added a few more single rooms in an effort to ease the demand, which also necessitated a slight increase in cost for a single.

Registration Opens:
WRW Members – January 15, 2016
RWA Members – February 8, 2016
Non-RWA Attendees – February 15, 2016

Click here to register for the 2016 retreat. (The site won’t let you register before the opening date for your group.)

Registration Closes FOR ALL:  March 16, 2016

Cancellation Policy: Registrations may be cancelled for a full refund minus a $100 cancellation penalty until the last day of registration, March 16, 2016. No refunds will given for registrations cancelled after that date.

Author Guest Speakers**:
Sarah MacLean (Avon Historical)
Sarah Morgan (Contemporary Romance)
Maria Geraci (Contemporary Romance)

Industry Professionals**:
Maggie Linton (“Maggie Linton Show” on Sirius XM radio)
Mary-Theresa Hussey (Editing)
Laura Reeth (Publicist)

Agents**:
Beth Phelan (The Bent Agency)
Rachel Brooks (L. Perkins Agency)
Kate McKean (Howard Morhaim Literary Agency, Inc.)
Danielle Barthel (New Leaf Literary Agency)

Editors**:
Patience Bloom (Harlequin)
Karen Reid (Harlequin Contemporary)
Deb Werksman (Sourcebooks)
Monique Patterson (St Martins)

Special Chat Session:
Eleanor Hagland (Carnegie Mellon Graduate Program)

**We’ll update the lists of special guests as we receive confirmations.

 

Click here to register for the 2016 retreat. (The site won’t let you register before the opening date for your group.)

 

Click here to view this year’s retreat schedule.

 

For more information, email retreat@wrwdc.com.