Workshops

Workshop Day Time Location Instructor Starts
weekly
8-Week: Your First 25 Pages Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Weaver, MFA 10/17/2016
8-Week: Nonfiction Workshop--Sharing and Refining Your Craft Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Warner 10/17/2016
8-Week: Intro to Personal Narrative Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Livingston, MFA 10/17/2016
4-Week: Revising the Short Story Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Mayer 10/17/2016
4-Week: Writing 101--Gotta Start Somewhere Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 10/17/2016
8-Week: Intro to Writing the Novel Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Weaver, MFA 10/17/2016
8-Week: Advanced Workshop--Narrative Techniques Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Sinclair, MFA 10/17/2016
8-Week: Advanced Poetry Workshop Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Tucker, PhD 10/17/2016
8-Week: Experimental/Hybrid Forms Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Fagin, MFA, ABD 10/18/2016
8-Week: Intermediate Poetry Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Rexilius, MFA, PhD 10/18/2016
8-Week: Work in Progress Workshop--Fiction, Nonfiction, or Memoir Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Berg, PhD 10/18/2016
8-Week: Advanced Novel Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Henderson, MA 10/18/2016
8-Week: Advanced Short Story Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Lumans, MFA 10/18/2016
8-Week: Boulder Advanced Novel and Short Story Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM Que's Espresso Krouse, MA 10/18/2016
8-Week: Intermediate Novel Workshop Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Kurtz, MA 10/19/2016
4-Week: Writing the Rhyming Picture Book Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Vega 10/19/2016
8-Week: Writing Noir Fiction Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Whitmer, MA 10/19/2016
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--Jess Walter and Dana Spiotta Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Lumans, MFA 10/19/2016
4-Week: Novel Bootcamp III--Your Novel's Arc Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Henderson, MA 10/19/2016
8-Week: Daytime Fiction and Memoir Workshop Thursday 1:30 to 3:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Brown 10/20/2016
4-Week: Inside Your Characters' Minds Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Brown 10/20/2016
8-Week: Writing the YA, MG, or New Adult Novel Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hanley 10/20/2016
8-Week: Introduction to Poetry Workshop Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Donovan, MFA, PhD 10/20/2016
8-Week: Intermediate/Advanced Novel and Memoir Workshop Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Brown 10/20/2016
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--Jane Kenyon and Donald Hall Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Wagner, MFA 10/20/2016
4-Week: What's at Stake Here? Writing About Motherhood Friday 12:00 to 2:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Queen 10/21/2016
4-Week: Nontraditional Forms Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Livingston, MFA 10/22/2016
4-Week: Spark and Re-Spark: A Creative Writing Refresh for the Hesitant, the Hopeful, the Stalled, the Drifty Saturday 12:30 to 2:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hope 10/22/2016
8-Week: Intermediate Memoir and Personal Essay Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Cotter, MA 10/25/2016
8-Week: Advanced Memoir and Narrative Nonfiction Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Cotter, MA 10/26/2016
8-Week: Intro to Writing the Short Story Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Younger, MFA 10/26/2016
8-Week: Screenwriting Workshop Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Catlin 10/27/2016
8-Week: Intermediate Short Story Workshop Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Younger, MFA 10/27/2016
4-Week: Writing 101--Gotta Start Somewhere (November) Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 11/14/2016
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--Picnic, Lightning: Image in Fiction Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Merkner, MFA, PhD 11/14/2016
4-Week: Postmodern Pastoral--The Walk in Prose and Poetry Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Fagin, MFA, ABD 11/16/2016
4-Week: Building Worlds--Neil Gaiman and Tapping into Your Weirdness Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Lumans, MFA 11/16/2016
4-Week: Novel Bootcamp IV--Your Novel's Voice Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Henderson, MA 11/16/2016
4-Week: The Big Edit Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Brown 11/17/2016
4-Week Spark and Re-Spark: A Creative Writing Refresh for the Hesitant, the Hopeful, the Stalled, the Drifty (November) Saturday 12:30 to 2:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hope 11/19/2016
one day intensives
Visiting Author Series: What are You Looking At? with John Freeman Saturday 3:30 to 6:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Freeman 10/01/2016
Pitch Perfect: Sell Your Book in a Single Sentence Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Hodapp, MA 10/15/2016
Writing from the Inside Out Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Caudron, MFA 10/16/2016
Writing for TV/Film Saturday 12:00 to 2:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gardner 10/22/2016
Language and Freedom: Reading ZZ Packer Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Lumans, MFA 10/29/2016
Visiting Author Series: Hush, Shut up, Please be Quiet with Margot Livesey Friday 4:00 to 6:00 RM. 001 (The Grotto) Livesey 11/04/2016
Hey, Look Over There! Misdirection in Fiction Saturday 9:00 to 11:30 AM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Itell, MFA 11/05/2016
Weekend Intensive: The Tricks of Triple Meter Friday Varies RM. 301 (The Attic) Rothman, PhD 11/11/2016
Building Emotion and Tension in Your MG/YA Novel Saturday 9:00 to 11:30 AM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Team Taught 11/19/2016
Enlarging the Personal Narrative Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gabbert, MFA 12/10/2016
online workshops
8-Week: Online Betwixt, Stretched, of-the-Moment--Hybrid and Unexpected Forms Monday NA Online Roeder, MFA 10/24/2016
8-Week: Online Pleasures and Purposes of Satirical Fiction Monday NA Online Merkner, MFA, PhD 10/24/2016
8-Week: Online Poetry Lab--Working and Playing in Form Monday NA Online Roeder, MFA 10/24/2016
8-Week: Online Intermediate/Advanced Fiction Workshop Monday NA Online Wortman, MFA 10/24/2016
8-Week: Online Fabulist/Fantastic/Fantasy Fiction Workshop Monday NA Online Milbrodt, MFA, MA 10/24/2016
4-Week: Online Reading as a Writer--My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante Monday NA Online Krouse, MA 10/24/2016
Youth
Dress Up Your Fiction for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Preston 10/15/2016
Rock, Paper, Bones: A Poetry Workshop for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Boyle, MFA 10/15/2016
October Write & Talk for Teens Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Matusiak 10/15/2016
Intro to Screenwriting for grades 3-8 Thursday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Kearns Read 10/27/2016
Fresh Fiction: Fun with Form and Fragments for grades 9-12 Thursday 7:30 to 9:00 AM Mountain Vista High School Tyson 10/27/2016
In My Humble Opinion for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Doray, M.A. 11/19/2016
From Photo to Fiction for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Tyson 11/19/2016
November Write & Talk for Teens Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Hahne 11/19/2016
Nature and Animal Stories for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Bobotis, PhD 12/17/2016
Imagining the Truth for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Kearns Read 12/17/2016
December Write & Talk for Teens Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Green, PhD 12/17/2016
Science Fiction and Fantasy for grades 6-8 Wednesday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Fischer 12/28/2016
Word Play for grades 3-8 Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Bond 01/06/2017