The Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) Novel Retreat provides private studio space, abundant time, and a supportive atmosphere for established and emerging writers. Whether you seek the solitude and quiet a retreat provides or writing time combined with consultations, craft talks, and more, the VCFA Novel Retreat enables you to craft the type of experience best suited to your individual needs.
Located amid the beauty of Vermont’s Green Mountains on the Vermont College of Fine Arts campus, retreat participants gain the added benefit of working with our world-renowned faculty. Our 2018 faculty includes CONNIE MAY FOWLER, RICHARD MCCANN, CRYSTAL WILKINSON, LAURIE ALBERTS and special guest literary agent JEFF KLEINMAN, a founding partner at Folio Literary Management in New York City.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.