Come write with us!

Sunday, November 17, 2019.  10:30-5:00  in Wilson Hall Lounge

  • Dreading the November paper season?
  • Paralyzed by the blank page?
  • Or spending too much time without getting much done?

Gain momentum by writing productively for an entire day in a community of peers. Get a lot of work done and learn a few strategies to boost productivity at the same time.

We create the structure so that you make headway on your papers!

Hear what students had to say about previous retreats.

Spaces to write alone or with others

  • Consultations with writing instructors and librarians
  • Lunch is provided.
  • Snacks, coffee, and conversation available in our “coffee lounge” all day long

Some of our optional offerings:

  • mini-workshops (e.g., thesis statements, library research, effective revision techniques)
  • walk and talk brainstorming sessions
  • yoga

We will be raffling off an exciting gift at 10:30 for all those who arrive on time!

Registration is now closed. If you would like to be added to our waitlist, please fill out the form below:

Your Name -- First AND Last (required)

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What is your relation to New College?

I am a New College Student

I am taking a course in a New College program (any NEW, WGS or HMB course) 

Do you currently live in a New College residence?

I have previously been to a New College Writing Retreat

How many writing retreats have you been to?

I went to the March 2019 retreat

I will be attending the whole day

I am currently an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Science

I am an international student

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If you enjoy the retreat, join us on November 27 for Write Night.

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