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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.

Upcoming Dates


April 8-10, 2022

May 13-15, 2022

Fall 2022 TBD

Participants are responsible for:

  • A great work ethic and professional collaborative stance. Read our code of conduct here

  • A $100 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).


*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. 

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