SOLD OUT: Fridays @ 5: Write Your Story for the “Modern Love” Column of the New York Times

November 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Hermitage Artist Retreat
6630 Manasota Key Road
FL 34223
free but RSVP required
SOLD OUT: Fridays @ 5: Write Your Story for the “Modern Love” Column of the New York Times @ Hermitage Artist Retreat
Reservations for this program are closed.
The Palm House will open 30 minutes prior to the program start. Your ticket is only guaranteed until five minutes before the program begins, at which time it may be released. It is a five minute walk from the parking lot to the performance space.
Try standby!
When reservations close, we start a standby list 30 minutes prior to start time, in person only. Please do not call or email to be placed on the list. Any no-shows, cancellations or returns will be given to patrons on the standby list in the order of their arrival.
About the program

Author and playwright Lisa Schlesinger will lead a workshop on writing your love story for the Modern Love column of The New York Times. At the end of the workshop, participants may send in their stories and see who gets published. Stay and enjoy the beach afterwards.

Read Lisa’s “Modern Love” essay, “A Choice Not as Easy as It Looked,” here:

Lisa Schlesinger is a recipient of the NEA/TCG Playwrights Residency Award, a winner of the BBC International Playwriting Competition, and a nominee for a USA Artist Fellowship. Her plays include “In the Wake of the Graybow Riots,” “Celestial Bodies,” “Wal-Martyrs,” and “The Bones of Danny Winston.” Her work has been published in The New York Times, American Theater, and Performing Arts Journal. For more info, visit

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