The Retreat

An online platform for emerging writers of Dominica and the wider Caribbean

A space for learning and sharing work that can bring Caribbean writers and their work in spaces within and beyond the region.

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it”
– Toni Morrison

This room brings together the benefits of:

What Is Offered?

Resources on Publishing
Development of the Craft
Virtual six-week writing workshops
Live and recorded master classes with Caribbean writers


Don’t take our word for it – here’s what others have to say:

“It was a great learning experience and I am excited to go home and continue writing”

Previous Participant

“I am glad that I got a chance to push myself and try a genre that I didn’t think I was good at”

Previous Participant

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Our Team

Here are a few of our dedicated team members who make this possible.

Dr. Schuyler Esprit

Davitia James

Sarah Abraham

Lisa Latouche

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Our Partners

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