The Regional Anthropomorphic Writers Retreat will be held June 5 - June 11, 2020 at the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas. The campus itself is a vast, sprawling campus of walkways, green spaces, and simple architecture. The vast campus is home to thousands of students, and Richardson, Texas is home to many technology corporations.
The Richardson Convention and Visitors Bureau has this to say about the city (from the bureau website):
"With its central location just north of Dallas and the popularity of its state-of-the-art performance hall... Richardson continues to be a favorite with visitors. Enjoy the multitude of professional, musical, dance, comedy and theatrical events not to mention the great award-winning festivals held throughout the year. As a result, Richardson enjoys an array of cultural entertainment that is virtually unsurpassed.
Richardson's extensive park and trail system enables visitors to enjoy a natural setting as well as a diverse set of recreational activities. Visitors to Richardson enjoy an outstanding selection of hotels, great shopping within minutes in every direction, restaurants to please any palate, a friendly atmosphere and a variety of entertainment options.
Your journey of discovery begins here and can be as expansive as the imagination allows. Discover the distinct personalities, flavors and themes that flow within and around Richardson. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a long-time fan of the region, you're sure to uncover something you'll never forget!"
The previous RAWR events (RAWR2, RAWR3, and RAWR4) were held in South Lake Tahoe, California. While we'll miss the fresh air and open spaces with lots of trees, we're happy to be situated in our new home!