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Faculty Writing Retreats

Hosted by the Office of the Provost

Faculty writing retreats provide a time and place for faculty to focus on specific productivity goal in an environment of support and accountability and an opportunity to develop a network of peers outside of their departments or colleges.

All Virginia Tech faculty (tenured or tenure-track, collegiate, continued appointment or continued appointment track, research, extension, clinical, instructors, adjuncts) are invited to participate. 

Upcoming 2021-22 Events

In-Person Winter Faculty Writing Retreat

Information and registration coming soon!

Additional 2021-22 Events


Spring Break Faculty Writing
Retreat 2022 dates coming soon

Greater Washington DC area Faculty Writing Retreat

2022 dates coming soon
The April 1, 2020 session was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Greater Washington DC area Faculty Writing Retreat 2020 (PDF)

Virtual Summer Writing Retreat
The 2021 Summer Writing Retreats were held both virtually throughout the summer and in person at Rising Silo at the end of July.

June 24, 2020 VTNews: Virtual summer writing retreats bringing faculty together for ‘Thoughtful Thursdays’

Virtual Fall Break Writing Retreat 
The Fall 2021 Retreat was held on October 1, 2021, via Zoom.

Writing on Writing: Book Recommendations

Interested in writing with other faculty? Get information about upcoming writing-related programs and connect to other faculty writers!

"Writing" is a broad term that we use to encompass any scholarly work our faculty are engaged in, be it books, articles, grant proposals, award nominations, pubic writing, course materials, etc.

Join: Faculty Writing Listserv, click on “Join Group” at the top of the page.