Want to Get Into an Artists’ Retreat? Go as a Tourist


Former Artist in Residence, Cheryl Tan, fondly recalls her time spent as a writing resident at The Studios of Key West in a recent New York Times article.

She writes, “On that island, I found myself inspired not only by the ghosts of Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and Elizabeth Bishop — famous Key West writers whose presences still lurk in many corners — but also by the vibrant community of writers and artists who live there now. I began some mornings with a mile-long walk to Higgs Beach, standing at the tip of the pier and watching in perfect quiet as the sun slowly rose…”

Read the full article at www.nytimes.com

The Studios of Key West