Workshops

Workshop Day Time Location Instructor Starts
weekly
4-Week: Novel Bootcamp II--Your Novel's World Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Henderson, MA 02/10/2016
4-Week: From Dead Start to Head Start--Opening Pages that Shine Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hodapp 02/10/2016
4-Week: Plotting the Plotted Plot Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Catlin 02/11/2016
4-Week Spark and Re-Spark: A Creative Writing Refresh for the Hesitant, the Hopeful, the Stalled, the Drifty (February) Saturday 12:00 to 2:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Hope 02/13/2016
4-Week Writing 101: Gotta Start Somewhere (Febuary) Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 02/15/2016
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--Ambition and Survival: Exploring Christian Wiman's Essays Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 02/15/2016
4-Week: Fiction Four-Pack Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Kurtz, MA 02/17/2016
4-Week: Hermit Crabbing Your Writing--Moving Your Poems and Prose into New Structures Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Livingston, MFA, MA 02/20/2016
The Poem as Spiritual Autobiography Part II Saturday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Robinson, MA, Mdiv 02/27/2016
one day intensives
That First Phrase--Practice in Starting Your Poems Saturday 1:00 to 3:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Garcia 02/20/2016
Intro to the Children's Picture Book Sunday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Vega 02/21/2016
But What Do They Do?: Work, Action, and Desire in Prose Friday 12:00 to 2:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gautier, Ph.D. 02/26/2016
Story Structure for the Screen Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gardner 02/27/2016
Poetic Turns Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Wagner, MFA 03/05/2016
Dear Agent, Dear Editor--An In-Depth Look at Traditional and Alternative Publishing Options and Approaches Saturday Times Vary RM. 001 (The Grotto) Loren, MA 03/05/2016
The New Confession--Narrative Strategies for Fiction and Nonfiction Writers Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Lindner 03/12/2016
Crafting Compelling Scenes in Your MG or YA Novel Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Vega 04/09/2016
Visiting Author Series: Establishing Authority with Rob Spillman Friday 4:00 to 6:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Spillman 04/22/2016
Perfect Your First Two Pages Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Prato 04/23/2016
Visiting Author Series: Paragraphs, Sentences, Fragments, White Space: Toward Unforgettable Prose with Robin Black Saturday 2:00 to 4:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Black, MFA 05/07/2016
online workshops
4-Week: Online Reading As a Writer--Michael Ondaatje Monday Times Vary Online Wortman, MFA 02/15/2016
Youth
Introduction to Poetry for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Green, PhD 02/20/2016
Poetry, Slam, Rap, and Lyric for grades 9-12 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Thatcher 02/20/2016
Riddles and Clues in Poetry for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Miller 02/20/2016
Odes of All Kinds for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Nix, MFA 03/19/2016
Super Sleuths: Unraveling the Mystery for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Tyson 03/19/2016
Unconventional Endings: Short Stories That Surprise for grades 9-12 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Ruggles 03/19/2016
Dino-Story for grades 3-6 Friday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Dino Hotel Taylor Young 03/25/2016
The Writer Games for grades 3-8 Monday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Mays 03/28/2016
Stories of the Future for grades 3-8 Monday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Brown 04/11/2016
Fantasy Fiction for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Preston 04/23/2016
Mystery and Crime Fiction for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Bobotis, Ph.D. 04/23/2016
Fractured Fiction for grades 9-12 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Waldstein 04/23/2016
special events
Inside the Writer's Studio: On-Stage Interview & Reading with Michael Ondaatje Saturday 5:30 to 7:30 PM East High School Ondaatje 03/19/2016
The Writer's Studio with Michael Ondaatje: All-Access Pass Saturday Times Vary Multiple Locations Ondaatje 03/19/2016
The Writer's Studio with Michael Ondaatje: VIP All-Access Pass Saturday Times Vary Lighthouse Writers Workshop Ondaatje 03/19/2016
Inside the Writer's Studio: On-Stage Interview & Reading with Michael Ondaatje (Student & Neighborhood Ticket) Saturday 5:30 to 7:30 PM East High School Ondaatje 03/19/2016
The Writer's Studio: Shop Talk & Signing with Michael Ondaatje Sunday 10:00 to 11:30 AM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Ondaatje 03/20/2016