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Ateliers La Muse 2023

Hosted Retreat / Semaine de création (EN/FR)*

April 24-May 1 / 24 avril-1 mai

Apply here / Déposez votre candidature ici

Novelist & Memoirist Retreat (EN)

May 1-8

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Workshop: Place in Creative Writing (EN)

July 17-24

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Littérature et psychanalyse : étude de textes psychanalytiques et écriture d’un article (FR)

24 juillet-31 juillet

Déposez votre candidature ici

Prose Workshop (EN)

July 31-August 7

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Workshop: From Musing to Writing or Hosted Retreat / Semaine de création (EN/FR)*

August 7-14* / August 14-21* / August 21-28*

*language determined by applicants / langue à déterminer en fonction des candidatures

Workshop application here / Hosted retreat application hereSemaine de création


FULL PROGRAMME HERE => spring summer 2023 printemps été

CONTACT AND APPLICATIONS: atelierslamuse@gmail.com

Workshop Directors:

Rachel Kesselman is a Franco-American writer who divides her time between Paris and La Muse. Born and raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania, she holds a BA in French and English with a Concentration in Creative Writing from Bryn Mawr College and a Master’s in Comparative Literature and Education from the Sorbonne. Her most recent essay is forthcoming in Appalachian Review. She is currently at work on a novel.

Julien Alliot holds an agrégation and PhD in English literature from the Sorbonne and a Master’s in psychoanalysis. He practices psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. An avid reader of Jacques Lacan and Samuel Beckett (among others!), he publishes regularly on British and French literature and psychoanalysis.