Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices

The 2012 Writers’ Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices is in Los Angeles, July 28 — August 4, 2012.

The Writers’ Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices was established in 2007 as the newest program of Lambda Literary Foundation and is the first of its kind ever offered to LGBT writers: a one-week intensive immersion in fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. The retreat is an unparalleled opportunity to learn from the very best writers in the LGBT community. Faculty have included Dorothy Allison, Claire Carmichael, Bernard Cooper, Elana Dykewomon, Katherine V. Forrest, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Eloise Klein Healy, Fenton Johnson, Michael Nava, D.A. Powell, John Rechy, Ellen Bass, Ellery Washington and Nicola Griffith. (via Lambda Literary Foundation)

This year, Alex Sanchez, author of the Rainbow Boys will be teaching the Young Adult Fiction Workshop.

The deadline for applying to attend is, April 16, 2012. There are scholarships available.