Nerissa Nields

writing it up in the garden

Big Yellow Weekend Retreats

March 17-19 Equinox Retreat July 3-5 ADK Retreat July 10-14 Summer Writing Camp
Northampton MA, and other locales

Retreat Schedule 2017 November 10-12 Northampton MA Nerissa has been hosting writing retreats from her home in Northampton since 2004. The house (affectionately dubbed “Big Yellow” by retreatants)┬áis magical, as…

November Retreat

November 2016
Northampton, MA

Join Nerissa for a three-day intensive writing weekend from Friday November 10 to Sunday November 12. We will start Friday at 5:30 with a hot dinner, after which we will…

March Spring Equinox Retreat

March 17-19 2017
Northampton MA

Come to Northampton MA and tap into your spring reserves for a weekend of writing, laughing, learning and growing. This yearly event is one of the favorites for aficionados of…

Adirondack Retreat

July 3-5, 2017
Keene, NY

Come write with Nerissa Nields in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of upstate NY! Two hours north of Albany, Nerissa has been running retreats in the lovely town of Keene NY, nestled in the High Peaks. Write, hike, enjoy wonderful food and music and company!

Summer Writing Camp

July 10-14, 2017
Northampton, MA

Finally–give yourself to your writing for one delicious week! We will meet from 9am-4pm. Mornings will be dedicated to writing in my beautiful house, inside or out on the porch, or patio, or in the secret spot in the center of my labyrinth…or even on the second floor of my barn.