Summer Retreat Registration Is Open!

Join your fellow romance writers at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, July 14–17, 2021, for a few days of recharging and refilling your creative well at RWA's Summer Retreat.

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Register Now

We're offering members an early bird registration fee of $399—only good through May 31, so sign up now!


  • Early Bird Member Price (through May 31): $399
  • Regular Member Price: (June 1–June 30): $450
  • Late Member Registration Price (July 1–17): $499


We're working on a great slate of sessions that will allow attendees to relax, connect with their peers, and revitalize their writing. We will post an updated schedule to the RWA website soon!

COVID-19 Precautions

We take the health and safety of our attendees and staff very seriously, and we will follow best practices in COVID-19 prevention at the retreat (including social distancing and requiring masks in all RWA Summer Retreat spaces). 

You can find what the Gaylord Opryland Resort is doing here.

In additional to what the hotel is doing, RWA will ensure that:
  • Masks or face coverings will be required at all RWA-sponsored events and at all times in the event space.
  • Meeting rooms will be sanitized.
  • Socially distanced seating will be used in all meeting spaces.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.
  • Any attendee who refuses to follow the venue or RWA policies regarding COVID-19 will be removed with no refund.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact [email protected].

Register for the Summer Retreat