Write By The Lake: Event Details

"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 section]

Help Support the Continuing Studies Writing Programs!



Thank you to our 2020 sponsors:

Write On Door County logo
Orange Hat Publishing logo
Dandelion Web Marketing and Consulting logo
Anthology logo

Event Details: 2020 — revised


June 15-19, 2020, online

Fees and Credits

Fee: $445 until May 18 for 1-5, 9-10, & 12. Goes up $50 after May 18. Section 6 is $295. Master Classes vary: $575-$950. Optional: 1-3 graduate credits in English. Graduate credit fees additional. For detailed fee and credit information, please see our fees & credits page.


Enrollment is limited to 15 participants per section unless otherwise noted; fewer for master classes. Ask to be put on a waiting list. For more information and to register, visit our registration page.

More information: For more details about Write-by-the-Lake, contact coordinator Christine DeSmet, christine.desmet@wisc.edu.


If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us ahead of time. Requests are confidential. University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX requirements.

This program is sponsored by UW-Madison Continuing Studies and the UW-Madison Department of English.