FORGE Fuel is a monthly writers retreat offering an escape from the rhythms of city life and a chance to spend a weekend working in the company of like-minded creators. Set at a quiet country farmhouse in a pastoral corner of Connecticut, with plenty of opportunities for feedback and collaboration (and the comfort of home-cooked meals!), FORGE Fuel provides the ideal conditions for lighting a fire from your creative spark.
FORGE FUEL participants receive:
A dedicated weekend for share-back sessions and to spend with your work aloud.
A cohort of like-minded artists.
Opportunities for producorial and dramaturgical feedback from FORGE.
Space to eat, sleep, and work in comfort for the duration of the weekend in Danbury, CT.
Meals curated and prepared by FORGE.
Logistical support to and from the Retreat.
10 acres of stunning property to muse, roam, and explore; Perfect for jumpstarting any process, just 90 minutes outside of NYC.
Participants are responsible for:
An $80 fee.
Travel to and from Danbury, CT (By car or by rail to Brewster Station off the Metro-North Harlem Line).
Their own alcohol or specialty snacks (if desired).
A great work ethic and professional collaborative stance. Read our code of conduct here.
*FORGE Fuel is open to writers of all kinds looking to spend focused time on a project. The program is by application only, and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
*FORGE sees cohort building as a fundamental asset of the weekend. Once accepted into the FORGE Fuel roster, writers are encouraged to attend future retreats upon availability and curation.