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Saint Leo University offers writers retreat

ST. LEO — Early registration is open until April 30 for the second annual Sandhill Writers Retreat. The day-long retreat, for writers of all skill levels, is planned for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 17 at Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52.

Retreat faculty members include Florida Lifetime Achievement Award winner Enid Shomer, Tampa Bay Times feature writer Jeff Klinkenberg, creative nonfiction writer Ira Sukrungruang and poet and Florida Book Award winner Lola Haskins. The early registration fee is $85 for the general public; $65 for teachers, students, and seniors; and $25 for veterans and active-duty military. Late registration is May 1-12 and includes an additional fee of $15 per registrant. One-on-one manuscript review conferences with retreat faculty are an additional $75 while appointments last.

To register online, visit and enter the word "Sandhill" in the search area. For more information, call Gianna Russo at (352) 588-8282 or email

Saint Leo University offers writers retreat 04/22/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:02pm]
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