Win a writing residency: Come Write By Me

Residency dates September 8-11 2022 in Madison Wisconsin. Deadline to enter at is June 1. 2022

Thank you for your interest in the Come Write By Me residency, hosted by Ann Garvin & the Tall Poppy Writers!

By submitting the $35 entry fee first and then completing the form at, you will be entered for the chance to win a 4 day/3 night residency in Madison, WI at the home of author Ann Garvin, founder of the Tall Poppy Writers.

One grand prize winner will win four nights of lodging (September 8-11), as well as one hour per day or 3 hours total of dedicated time with Ann Garvin to talk about your writing and professional goals.

We provide a $300 that you can use for travel, groceries, coffee, and meals. All of these things are the responsibility of the winner.

This contest is open to writers who identify as women, and proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, including booster, is required. 

So if you’re ready for a new writing experience – add your contact details and enter today. If we get a lot of interest we will do a bigger event!

Speaking Engagements

Ann’s reputation as a speaker is built on her ability to take complex concepts related to writing, health, physical activity, performance, nutrition, stress management and speak with clarity, humor, and no-nonsense. Often asked to liven-up the docket where mental health is discussed Ann will leave you feeling refreshed, hopeful, and motivated.

If you have specific inquiries about speaking engagements, please send an email.

Ann’s Quick Links

All of Ann’s links in one easy place.

Ann Garvin Press Kit

Information about Ann. Her bio, books, and headshot. View PDF.


Ann’s Team

For Inquiries

Book Ann for an Event email:

Ashley Vanicek 646-722-1606

Jennifer Richards
Over the River Public Relations

Christopher Werner
Lake Union 

Literary Agent
Rachel Eckstrom
Folio Literary Agency