2017 Winter Retreat
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2017 Winter Retreat

2017 Winter Retreat December 26-30, 2017 The retreat features living room style daily classes/workshops, daily craft talks, two readings, one holistic and interactive workshop, a keynote speech, group writing challenges, and a genuine community.   Writing Facilitators Terrance Hayes Terrance Hayes is the author of Lighthead (Penguin 2010), winner of the 2010 National Book Award and finalist for...

#TWHatAWP
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#TWHatAWP

The Watering Hole at the 2017 Association Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference in Washington, D.C.   TWH Panel February 9, 4:30pm – 5:45pm–AWP Panel Title: Take Me To The Water: How Poets of Color Migrated South and Built an Inclusive and Growing Community Location: Room 207B, Washington Convention Center, Level Two TWH Salon (Workshop)...

November 8, 2016November 29, 2018by
2016 Winter Retreat
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2016 Winter Retreat

2016 Retreat Monday, December 26 – Friday, December 30, 2016 Santee State Park, in Santee, South Carolina Annual Watering Hole Poetry Retreat, held at Santee State Park in S.C., is dedicated to poets of color. This retreat is open to everyone, but preference is given to members of The Watering Hole Facebook group. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6oi1gkkN-Q] APPLICATION ...

Poetry Fest
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Poetry Fest

The Watering Hole, in honor of our mission to bring performance and craft to all that we do, invites you to our 2-Day Poetry Fest in Columbia, S.C. during the first weekend in April. Click here to BUY TICKETS in advance. This is what you’ll experience: Saturday, April 4, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Poetry Workshops (Free) Langston...

February 22, 2015November 29, 2018by
TWH @ Day Poetry Fest!
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TWH @ Day Poetry Fest!

The Watering Hole, in honor of our mission to bring performance and craft to all that we do, invites you to our 2-Day Poetry Festival the first weekend in April. Here’s what you’ll experience: Saturday, April 4, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Poetry Workshops Langston Hughes Poetry Center Allen University – Columbia, SC (Reserved seating...

February 22, 2015November 29, 2018by
2015 Online Masterclasses
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2015 Online Masterclasses

You can join the online classroom by computer or phone. It’s quick and easy! Here’s what you need to know. If you use your computer, you will need headphones, a microphone, and a quiet room. If you call in, you might want to download any documents that we use ahead of time. If you received a...

January 16, 2015November 29, 2018by