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Write By The Lake: Register

"By the time the week is done, you’ve learned so much and laughed and grown together so much that you want to keep going. You become driven after a week here."

Jabe Stafford, Lansing, MI [Referring to Angela Rydell’s session]

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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 12 or 13, first contact program director Christine DeSmet at (608) 262-3447/ 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 10 for Section #8, 8 for Section #12, and 6 for Session #13). 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 4th, 2018. 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,, 608-262-3447, or Laura Kahl,, 608-262-3982