Workshops

Workshop Day Time Location Instructor Starts
one day intensives
Enlarging the Personal Narrative Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gabbert, MFA 12/10/2016
Day-Long, Kick-Butt, Get-Your-Writing-Year-in-Order Workshop Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Caudron, MFA 01/15/2017
The Write Path Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gardner 01/21/2017
Getting Your Book in Shape--A Plot Workout Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Hanley 02/11/2017
The Business of Book Publishing Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Kelly 02/18/2017
Intro to the Children's Picture Book Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Vega 02/25/2017
Visiting Author Series: Obsessional Poetics--No One Writes Just One Poem Friday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Emanuel 03/03/2017
The Supporting Cast Saturday 12:00 to 2:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Brown 03/04/2017
Pacing: Scene Vs. Summary Saturday 9:00 to 11:30 AM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Brown 03/04/2017
Improv for Writers Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Team Taught 03/11/2017
Visiting Author Series: Poetic Models with Edward Hirsch Friday 4:00 to 6:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Hirsch 03/31/2017
Youth
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
Sympathy for the Devil: Writing Villains for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Preston 01/21/2017
Apocalyptic Fiction for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Plante 01/21/2017
January Write & Talk for Teens: Make Your Words Sing (grades 9-12) Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Team Taught 01/21/2017
Inspiration, Not Imitation for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Tyson 02/18/2017
What's Next? Unsticking Your Plot for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Preston 02/18/2017
February Write & Talk for Teens: The Creative Life with Sheree Brown (grades 9-12) Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Brown 02/18/2017
Bring Your Characters to Life for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Bobotis, PhD 03/18/2017
Writing Science for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Waldstein 03/18/2017
March Write & Talk for Teens: Back-calculate with Joslyn Green Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Green, PhD 03/18/2017
Writer's Notebook for grades 3-8 Tuesday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Crocker, MFA 03/28/2017
Found Objects for Fiction for grades 3-8 Thursday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Plante 03/30/2017
Organic Poetree for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Jensen 04/08/2017
Exploring Prose Poetry for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hahne 04/08/2017
April Write & Talk for Teens: Get Uncomfortable with Jovan Mays (grades 9-12) Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Mays 04/08/2017