ANWA Southwest WOMEN'S Writers Retreat 2018

The Southwest Retreat is sponsored by the Southwest Region of the American Night Writers Association. It is held annually at lovely Stonehaven Lodge.

How do I get there?

Take US 60 East from the Phoenix area, then continue on US 60 North from Globe. (There will be a left turn at a stoplight on the far side of Globe to stay on US 60. If you go straight, you will be on US 70, headed for Safford.) When you get to Show Low, you will be on Deuce of Clubs Drive. Turn right onto White Mountain Road, 2013 which is also highway 260. Turn left on to Ellsworth Road, then another left to remain on Ellsworth Road. Take the first left onto Pine Needle Drive. Go all the way to the end of the road, and turn right onto Maryanne Road. Take the first right into Stone Haven Lodge’s property.

General Information

Southwest Retreat will be held Tuesday, JUNE 19th through Saturday, JUNE 23rd, 2018. It is open to all FEMALE members of ANWA, 18 years and older. No children or babies. Attendance is capped at 36 members. Limited space available so register early. Registration closes June 15, 2018.


Stone Haven Lodge
1953 Maryann Road

Show Low AZ 85901

Once again we are privileged to have the use of the incredible Stone Haven Lodge, a wonderful 6500 sq. ft. resort-like cabin nestled in the cool pines near Show Low, Arizona.

When is it?

Tuesday 6/19/18 - Saturday 6/23/2018

4pm Tuesday - 11:30am Saturday

Special field trip to Coppervale Studio, author James Owen's unique writers studio on Wednesday 6/20/18.

How much does it cost?

$106 per person for more than three (3) days - $75 per person for less than three days

All food included plus an incredible goody table to inspire great writing. ANWA strives to have healthy meals available.

(Please note: We will do our best to accommodate all diets; however, attendees with extreme medical diets and choices may need to bring food.)

$20 to reserve a spot on a bed

There are ten (10) spots available. First-come-first-served based on paid registrations and medical needs. Medical needs will be filled first.

Other Important Info

Last day to cancel registration and receive a refund is June 10th, 2018. After that date, you will have to sell your own spot. There is no discount for sleeping elsewhere at night. We have to pay the full cost for the cabin whether attendees stay the night or not.

What to bring?

A snack to share with all attendees
A water bottle to refill
Computer/lap top/writing notebook/writing utensils
TV tray to use to write
Extension cords
3 prong adapter, if needed
A sleeping bag or bedding, cot or air mattress, etc. (if not purchasing a space on a bed.)
Personal fan
Ear buds
Clothing and toiletries
Your books to sell at the Retreat
Money to purchase other's books

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