White version of a logo for Inner Loop, a writing center in Washington, DC. Open to creative writers who enjoy creating poetry. Do an author reading of your poetry submission.


The Inner Loop hosts writing retreats where writers gather for community, inspiration, and feedback in an intimate setting.

Average Day

On a Retreat

Find both indoor and outdoor writing spaces throughout the property
Attend optional writing workshops hosted by The Inner Loop staff
Eat communal dinners with fellow writers
Play writing games in the evenings
Read your work at the Sunday night campfire celebration
Make new writer friends!
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Accepting applications
August 1 - September 1

Submit Payment:

Decisions sent by
September 15, deposits
due by September 30

Retreat with Us

Long weekend of
November 15-18