Odyssey: Memory and Imagination writers' retreat

Odyssey's fourth annual weekend of memoir, fiction, and poetry, with Margaret Osburn and Mary Azrael, is scheduled from 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, to 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13.

Enter the landscapes of memory. Unleash your creativity! Immerse yourself in workshops such as Character, Creation, and Poetry. Improve your craft. Mingle with other writers. Take great walks. Discuss favorite books. Watch the sun rise and set on the Susquehanna. Join together for an open mic reading. Write at leisure. No meals to cook, no beds to make inspires great writing!

The Donaldson Brown Center is a 40,000-square-foot, Georgian-style mansion, located in a beautiful pastoral setting overlooking the Susquehanna River. The mansion is equipped with modern meeting rooms and sumptuous writing and reading nooks with bountiful libraries and scenic outdoor seating.

Enrollment is limited to 14 and is open to writers at all stages of writing experience. No Hopkins affiliation is required. Early registration is recommended and required by Sept. 26! No refunds will be possible for withdrawals after that date.

919.315.91 Donaldson Brown Center, Port Deposit, Maryland
Full weekend schedule, including two nights' lodging and all meals from Friday dinner through Sunday brunch. (Cost is $626; increases to $646 after Sept. 1.)

JHU full-time faculty/staff are eligible for 80% tuition remission, spouse for 50% remission. Please note that you will be unable to register online and receive the discount. Contact 410-516-8516 for more information.