Museum hosting writers' retreat | Arts & Culture
Attention writers of poetry and prose: The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum, 1021 W. Cherry St. in Piggott, is once again hosting its Spring Creative Writers' Retreat.
This year's retreat will be held Thursday through Saturday, April 19-21, in the Educational Center and the Hemingway Barn Studio in Piggott.
Roland Mann of Oxford, Mississippi, will serve as mentor for the retreat. Mann is a journalist and former editor of the Piggott Times. He is also a creative writing instructor.
Registration is $100 by April 2 and $125 thereafter. Lunch and breaks are included in the cost.
The retreats are structured to be interactive with in-class writing activities, private writing time and evening activities. Writers contribute stories, poems and essays to be published on site in a souvenir anthology.
For more information, contact Assistant Director Adam Long by email or call the museum at (870) 598-3487.
The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center is an Arkansas State University Heritage Site. Tours are on the hour Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., and on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.