Dupps Den Writers’ Suite Donations

One of our 20th Anniversary goals is to update each of our eight writing suites. Three of them, Spring Garden, Peach Blossom, and Muse 4 have been completed and are now the Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Diana Rivers suites. Four more have been funded and will soon be updated. The final suite, Dupps Den, will become the Dupps Den Writers’ Suite. It will be a Writers’ Colony community effort, and an opportunity for the family of alumni writers to contribute to the 20th Anniversary suite updates in a lasting, visible way. Donors will be recognized with a plaque posted outside the door of the Dupp’s Den Writers’ Suite. 

Dupps Den was originally designed for musicians and artists however it goes largely unused in that capacity. We plan to make it more conducive to writing. Colony board member and artist/designer, Teresa DeVito, has agreed to contribute the design and labor for the refresh.  WCDH alumna, author, and writing coach Nikki Hanna has provided some fantastic input and generously funded the bulk of Teresa’s wish list of items for the new suite. Please consider contributing towards the items left on her list below. You can donate the following ways:

  • Donate via PayPal at https://www.paypal.me/writerscolony 

  • Call us at 479-253-7444 with a credit card

  • Mail a check to WCDH, ATTN: Dupps Den, 515 Spring Street, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 

      Items still needed:

  • Patio furniture (for private patio) - $200 

  • Bathroom rugs - $40 

  • Shower curtain & liner - $50 

  • Towels - $75 

  • Hand towel ring - $15 

  • Paint - $150 

  • Patio door curtain and rod - $40 

  • Bedding (comforter, sheets, pillows, throw) - $240 

  • Pillows -$60 

  • Mattress Cover - $40 

  • Bedroom rug - $150 

  • 2 bedside tables - $80 

  • 2 bedside lamps - $100 

Items already funded include a new 72” desk, desk lamp, bookcase, metal mesh wastebasket, custom kitchenette with a glass top, microwave, mini-fridge, armoire, curtains, luggage rack, and a comfy reading chair.  

 

If you’ve stayed in Dupp’s Den and would like to provide suggestions for the refresh, I’d love to hear from you.  Please contact me at (479)253-7444 or director@writerscolony.org.

 

Thank you for your support!

THE WRITERS' COLONY AT DAIRY HOLLOW

515 Spring Street

Eureka Springs, AR 72632

(479)253-7444

director@writerscolony.org

coordinator@writerscolony.org

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