The Winter retreats have been suspended until further notice.

The optional winter retreat has a unique character. Located at the Tabard Inn in Washington D.C., it is a four-day intensive writing time with opportunities for one-on-one consultation and small groups to workshop the writing. During the day, participants work independently on their writing projects. Over the course of the retreat, each participant will meet individually for consultation with two writers and two analysts. At the end of each day, participants break up into small groups, co-led by an analyst and writing teacher, to discuss their daily progress in their writing. After the groups are over, participants join together for a communal meal. The retreat fee for 2021 has yet to be announced. It does not include food and lodging.