Workshops

Workshop Day Time Location Instructor Starts
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
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
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
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