Promoting or looking for book clubs, calls for submissions, contests, or writing services? Community Postings

Event Listings

Have a great literary event coming up?

Go to our community posting page, fill out the form, and enter your event.

Water Otter Inn Writers Retreat Women's Scholarships

Posted on Tue, Feb 13 2018 11:46 am by Colene Lee

Author's email Author's URL

Writers Retreat Scholarships for Women:


1 to 2-week long winter scholarships. Scholarships are decided on the basis of your writing submission. Scholarships consist of free winter lodging at the beautiful Water Otter Inn and Writers Retreat in Washburn, WI on Lake Superior. View at Water Otter 


While we will share some cooking and meals, writers have use of the kitchen and are basically responsible for their own food, meals, and cleanup.  Writers are also responsible for their own transportation.  The closest airports are Duluth, MN, which is 90 minutes away by car and the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, which is 4 1/2 hours away by car.

Submit to:  Water Otter Inn at 229 E. 4th St., Washburn, WI 54891


Submission Requirements:  Story manuscripts or excerpts are not to exceed ten pages and must be double spaced, 1 inch margins, Times New Roman, font size no less than 12, with your name and page number at the top of every page.  At the top of first page please indicate whether submission is an essay, short story, several flash fictions, or an excerpt from a novel or memoir.  Please no sci-fi, fantasy, or formulaic writing. 


Send Submissions to Water Otter Inn and Writers Retreat at 229 E. 4th St, Washburn, WI 54891