Andrea Askowitz

Author & Teacher

Writing Class Radio is going to Guatemala

February 10-17, 2022

Spend 7 days writing your life story in one of the most breathtaking spots in the world- San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala.

Each day, we’ll start with yoga and locally sourced comida prepared by Rosa, a Mayan chef trained in Italy. We’ll write to prompts, workshop stories, talk craft. We’ll also have plenty of free time to relax, write, or schedule a massage or other healing art. In the evenings, we’ll provide the wine. You provide the stories.

All levels welcome. Only 10 spots available.

$3,000 for a private casita. $2,350 for a shared casita.

All lake-view. All beautiful.

Fee includes: food, lodging, instruction, day-hike or textile workshop, yoga, wine, coffee, water, and transportation once you arrive in Guatemala.

One need-based scholarship is available for a writer of color.

All writers must submit an essay to be workshopped (1,200 to 2,500 words) and a few sentences about your writing goals. Send to Please send as a Word file.

For info about Guatemala,

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To secure your spot, please send a 50% non-refundable deposit via VENMO to Allison Langer @writingclassradio

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