2011 Southwest Regional Retreat & Writers Workshop

Join Us This Fall at Camp Allen!

This October, join us at the 9th annual C.S. Lewis Southwest Regional Retreat for

Fling Wide the Gates: C.S. Lewis & the Pursuit of Joy, October 28th-30th.

Come to beautiful Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas, to hear Bruce L. Edwards, author/editor of several books on C.S. Lewis, as he joins us in celebrating the 80th anniversary of Lewis’s conversion to Christianity in September 1931.

Enjoy his insights on C.S. Lewis, his conversion, and how Lewis described his steady ascent of mind and heart, of reason and imagination.

Regional Retreat (October 28th-30th)

Speakers and performers for this event will also include:

  • Ad Deum Dance Company
  • Gary Durham
  • Terry Glaspey
  • Andrew Lazo
  • Louis Markos
  • Holly Ordway
  • Pierce Pettis
  • Lancia Smith

Writers Workshop (October 27th-29th)

Along with the retreat, don’t miss our 3rd annual Writers Workshop (October 27th-29th), featuring Christy-Award winner Angela Hunt, author of over 100 fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books, & Carolyn Curtis, award-winning journalist, author of six books and editor/collaborator of many others.
The Workshop, On Stories: Imagination to Incarnation, will include breakout sessions with our editor, our agent, and our tech specialist, along with forums with the presenters.

Workshop presenters and session leaders also include:

  • Kevin Belmonte
  • Bruce L. Edwards
  • Terry Glaspey
  • Steve Laube
  • Bridgette Mongeon
  • Holly Ordway
  • Lancia Smith
  • Thomas Umstattd

If you are new to Lewis’s works, or know a friend who is, then this is the retreat to attend!


For more details, subscribe to our newsletter by emailing Melanie Stiles at southwest@cslewis.org.

Get acquainted with staff and presenters! For 2-way communication visit the Facebook pages of The Scribblings and C.S. Lewis Southwest Regional Writers Workshop.

Register Now!

Sign up before September 30 and receive our early bird discount!