Workshops

Workshop Day Time Location Instructor Starts
weekly
4-Week: Hands On Screenwriting Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Catlin 07/05/2016
4-Week: Intro to Poetry Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Robinson, MA, Mdiv 07/06/2016
4-Week: Fiction 101 Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Stenson, MFA 07/06/2016
4-Week: Creative Nonfiction 101 Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Donovan, MFA, PhD 07/06/2016
4-Week Writing 101: Gotta Start Somewhere Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Weaver, MFA 07/07/2016
4-Week Reading as a Writer: Location, Location, Location Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Cotter, MA 07/07/2016
4-Week: Spark and Re-Spark: A Creative Writing Refresh for the Hesitant, the Hopeful, the Stalled, the Drifty Saturday 12:00 to 2:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Hope 07/09/2016
4-Week Hybrid 101: Where Prose Meets the Lyric Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Fagin, MA, MFA 07/11/2016
4-Week: Point of View in Narrative Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Wortman, MFA 07/11/2016
retreats
Grand Lake Retreat: Workshops Only Sunday NA Shadowcliff Lodge TBA 07/10/2016
Grand Lake Retreat: Double Room Reservation Sunday NA Shadowcliff Lodge TBA 07/10/2016
Grand Lake Retreat: Triple Room Reservation Sunday NA Shadowcliff Lodge TBA 07/10/2016
Grand Lake Retreat: Meals and Workshops Only Option Sunday NA Shadowcliff Lodge TBA 07/10/2016
one day intensives
Visiting Author Series: Sonnetmania with Kim Addonizio Saturday 2:00 to 4:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Addonizio, MA 07/23/2016
Visiting Author Series: Consistently Inconsistent--Contradictions in Character with Tyrone Jaeger Saturday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Jaeger, PhD 07/30/2016
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
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
online workshops
4-Week: Online Flash Forms Monday NA Online Kondrich, MFA, PhD 07/11/2016
Youth
YOBOD: Fiction Toolbox for grades 3-8 Monday 2:00 to 4:00 PM Tattered Cover Colfax Bobotis, PhD 06/27/2016
Elementary School Young Writers Program Summer Camp Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Instructors 07/18/2016
Middle School Young Writers Program Summer Camp Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Instructors 07/25/2016
YOBOD: Fiction Toolbox for grades 3-8 Monday 1:00 to 3:00 PM Tattered Cover Colfax Bobotis, PhD 07/25/2016
YOBOD: Fiction Toolbox for grades 3-8 Wednesday 1:00 to 3:00 PM Tattered Cover Colfax Bobotis, PhD 07/27/2016
High School Young Writers Program Summer Camp Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Instructors 08/01/2016
Surreal Surprises for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Wagner, MFA 09/17/2016
Novel in Progress for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Bobotis, PhD 09/17/2016
September Write & Talk for Teens Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Tyson 09/17/2016
Dino-Story for grades 3-6 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM Dino Hotel Taylor Young 09/24/2016
Dress Up Your Fiction for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf 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
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 -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
special events
Pony Up: Individual Ticket Saturday 4:00 to 9:30 PM Bear Creek Lake Park TBA 09/10/2016
Pony Up: Couple Ticket Saturday 4:00 to 9:30 PM Bear Creek Lake Park TBA 09/10/2016
Pony Up: Gold Nugget Couple Sponsor Saturday 4:00 to 9:30 PM Bear Creek Lake Park TBA 09/10/2016
Pony Up: Posse Sponsor Saturday 4:00 to 9:30 PM Bear Creek Lake Park TBA 09/10/2016