A SENSE OF PLACE: Exploring New Mexico Through Words
a retreat with NATALIE GOLDBERG & ROB WILDER
January 27 through 31, 2019
Santa Fe Writers Lab
Santa Fe, NM
Every piece of writing is grounded in a sense of place, whether it’s a metaphorical space or a physical setting. In this retreat we read the writers of New Mexico then go on excursions to explore the territory and places they have written about. Experience New Mexico’s particularities–the dry cold in winter, red earth, snowy peaks (if snow comes), deep river gorges, Sangre de Cristo mountains, tiny towns tucked in valleys or plateaus, and, yes, also the landscape of hardships that come with drought, poverty, and decades of social disparity. We take this all in and wake up to the Southwest. Read more.