Registration Open for the Kaua’i Writing Studio

Dates: Every Monday.
Faculty: Gary Copeland Lilley, Jarret Middleton, Paulette Perhach, Aditi Rao, Anca Szilágyi, Elizabeth Thorpe
Facilitator: Jordan Hartt
Contact: writing@kahini.org
Lifetime Membership: Pay what you can: $17.50 or $175.00, one time only, for lifetime membership. Both options offer the exact same benefits. Proceeds help fund our programs in Kolkata, India; and Kampala, Uganda

The Kaua’i Writing Studio is an MFA-level writing program designed for writers of all experience levels. Each Monday (Kaua’i time: UTC -10:00), you receive via email a short literary reading, corresponding craft lectures, and writing inspiration to be enjoyed whenever you have time. Each weekly email could keep you busy writing for months. Membership also gives you access to all archived lectures. Learn more.

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Registration Open for the 2020 Kaua’i Writers’ Retreats

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Past:
January 29-February 4, 2017; January 28-February 3, 2018; January 27-February 2, 2019; June 2-8, 2019
Upcoming:
 November 10-16, 2019; January 26-February 1, 2020; April 5-11, 2020; July 26-August 1, 2020; October 4-10, 2020; November 29-December 5, 2020
Host: Jordan Hartt
Contact: writing@kahini.org or 360.531.1472
Registration: $1,750 usd, available at bottom of page.
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Our central location in Kaua’i: the Villas at Poipu Kai

Live and write among the hibiscus, plumeria, and sunsets of the Garden Isle.

Open to writers across all genres, the Kaua’i Writers’ Retreat is a gentle blend of community writing time and personal retreat time, set amidst the beauty and tranquility of Kaua’i’s south shore.

Our villas are spacious and full of light, perfect for writing and creating

Since our inception in 2014, Kahini participants have published over three thousand individual times in literary magazines; released over two hundred books; been featured in the Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, and Best American Science & Nature Writing anthologies; won New Zealand’s Best First Book Award, been short-listed for the Caine Prize for African Writing; and received university professorships in creative writing.

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Registration Open for the 2020 Kolkata Writers’ Retreat

Upcoming: April 26-May 2, 2020
Hosts: Ananya Sarkar; Jordan Hartt
Contact: writing@kahini.org

Live and write among the gardens, libraries, and inspiration of Kolkata. Open to writers across all genres, the Kolkata Writers’ Retreat is a gentle blend of community writing time, personal writing time, and private discussion of your work with the facilitators, set amidst the energy and tranquility of the Oberai Grand hotel.

Since our inception in 2014, Kahini participants have published over three thousand individual times in literary magazines; released over two hundred books; been featured in the Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, and Best American Science & Nature Writing anthologies; won New Zealand’s Best First Book Award, been short-listed for the Caine Prize for African Writing; and received university professorships in creative writing.

Learn more!

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