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 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

Registration information: June 15-19, 2020

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, 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.)

Enrollment is limited to 15 participants in each section unless otherwise noted. You may ask to be put on a waiting list.

Write-by-the-Lake Retreat Cancellation Policy

A $25 cancellation fee will be assessed if you cancel your order on or before Monday, June 1, 2020. After June 1, the cancellation fee increases from $25 to $75. To cancel, please contact the Registrations Call Center at 608-262-2451 or registrations@pyle.wisc.edu​.

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