Lake George

Keep It Simple Poetry Residency on Lake George

This residency, taking place July 21-26, 2024, will give you time to write in a beautiful place in a supportive community of fellow poets. St. Mary’s sits on 1800 feet of Lake George waterfront.

What you get is:

  • recently redecorated rustic single occupancy room and shared bath
  • Three meals a day prepared by a local chef; dietary restrictions happily accommodated
  • boat house with swim ladders and kayaks
  • spacious grounds with an abundance of spots to write, gather and be inspired
  • time to collaborate with friends and meet new poets
  • time in the evening for critique sessions or open mic reading

$500 for five nights, including meals.

Arrive in the afternoon on Sunday, July 21, departing on Friday, July 26, after lunch.

Contact Tom Holahan, CSP at for more information and to register. Registration is on a first come, first served basis, requires a nonrefundable deposit and is limited to 21.