Pat Conroy Literary Center offers intimate Writers Retreat Weekend at Anchorage 1770 this Fall

The Pat Conroy Literary Center’s Anchorage Writers Retreat Weekend is a Southern Living Inspired Event happening in Beaufort, SC September 6-8, 2019!

An exclusive writers retreat weekend is happening this Fall in Beaufort at the award-winning historic Anchorage 1770 Inn, located in the heart of beautiful Beaufort by the sea. Participating writers will immerse themselves in a collaborative experience certain to inspire and enlighten.


The distinguished faculty of award-winning writers and publishing professionals will share their insights and experiences in the same generous mentoring spirit as the late Pat Conroy. In the retreat’s intimate setting, writers will get to know one another as well as our instructors over a span of three days and two nights of empowering workshops, discussions, writing prompts, readings, critiques, and social gatherings.



Retreat Faculty

Novelists Kimberly Brock, Carla Damron, and Reavis Z. Wortham; memoirist and humorist Harrison Scott Key; biographer and book review editor Adam Parker; and literary agents Jeff Kleinman and Marly Rusoff.\


$1500 per person includes two-night stay at the Anchorage 1770 Inn on September 6-8, all retreat sessions, evening receptions on Friday and Saturday, breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday, and lunch on Saturday. The registration fee will be billed in three equal installments to be paid in full by September 6. Rooms are selected on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration is limited to 15 participants.

Registration is now open! Please call the Anchorage 1770 Inn to reserve your spot today: 877-951-1770

Proceeds benefit the year-round educational programming of the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center, TripAdvisor’s top-ranked destination in Beaufort, winner of the 2019 Civitas Award for Tourism Leadership, an affiliate of the American Writers Museum, and an American Library Association United for Libraries Literary Landmark.