Sample Schedule Overview

Rick Moody

Rick Moody

Please proceed to the Online Registration page to register. If you have any questions, please contact Jim Frost at the Atlantic Center (ACA) for the Arts at

Participants will arrive by 6:00 PM Sunday for the Welcome Supper, an informal dinner with introductions and delicious food prepared by Atlantic Center’s infamous ACA Chef. An after-dinner tour of ACA and its facilities will follow before the real fun and hard work begins on Monday. A typical conference day will involve morning group sessions, followed by lunch and afternoon studio time. Craft discussions will be led on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. During the week there will be a chance for participants to arrange one individual conference with any of the teaching faculty.

Special activities, including a cocktail party, offsite excursion to New Smyrna Beach and the National Seashore, and an open mic event, will augment the week of intense writing among your peers. A morning yoga class may be offered in the ACA Dance Studio to interested participants. Departure on Saturday can be scheduled after breakfast.


TBD, will offer individual sessions for manuscript consultations. In addition, faculty members may offer a limited number of consultations at their discretion. These 30-minute conferences are available at an additional cost of $150. You may sign up in advance or onsite for TBD. The structure of consultations with faculty will be discussed at the beginning of the conference.

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Participants are responsible for the costs of travel and materials.