Write-by-the-Lake Writer’s Workshop and Retreat: Registration information

How to register

2 ways to register: REGISTER ONLINE» or call (608) 262-2451.

  • If you are interested in earning university credit, register online or by phone first. You will then be sent further information.
  • To register without the credit option, register online or by phone as usual.
  • To register for Master Classes 13 or 14, first contact program director Christine DeSmet at (608) 262-3447/christine.desmet@wisc.edu or contact that section's instructor directly (contact information listed with section info here»)

Enrollment is limited to 15 participants in each section unless otherwise noted (limited to 8 for Section #13, and to 6 for Session #14). You may ask to be put on a waiting list.

Write-by-the-Lake Retreat Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel, you may do so without penalties until midnight on Monday, June 19th, 2017. After that time, cancellations will be assessed a $75 fee. Please call 608-262-2451 or 800-725-9692 for assistance.

Please advise us as soon as possible if you have a disability and require accommodations. Requests are confidential.

Questions? Contact director Christine DeSmet, christine.desmet@wisc.edu, 608-262-3447, or Laura Kahl, laura.kahl@wisc.edu, 608-262-3982