Workshops

Workshop Day Time Location Instructor Starts
weekly
8-Week: Nonfiction Workshop--Sharing and Refining Your Craft Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Warner 03/20/2017
8-Week: Work in Progress Workshop--Fiction, Nonfiction, or Memoir Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Berg, PhD 03/20/2017
8-Week: Writing the YA or MG Novel Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hanley 03/20/2017
8-Week: Intermediate Memoir and Personal Essay Monday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Cotter, MA 03/20/2017
8-Week: Advanced Poetry Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Rexilius, MFA, PhD 03/21/2017
8-Week: Your First 25 Pages--Get Your Opening Chapters Submission Ready Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Weaver, MFA 03/21/2017
8-Week: Writing Apocalyptic Fiction Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Lumans, MFA 03/21/2017
8-Week: Advanced Novel Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Henderson, MA 03/21/2017
8-Week: Advanced Short Story Workshop Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Rea, MFA 03/21/2017
8-Week: Fiction Mastermind Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Kurtz, MA 03/22/2017
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--The Hybrid Forms of Sarah Manguso and Maggie Nelson Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Lumans, MFA 03/22/2017
8-Week: Advanced Long-Form Narrative--Novel and Memoir Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Whitmer, MA 03/22/2017
4-Week: Query Letter Bootcamp Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Hodapp, MA 03/22/2017
4-Week: Novel Bootcamp III--Your Novel's Arc Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Henderson, MA 03/22/2017
4-Week: Conflict--The Glue That Holds Story Together Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Catlin 03/23/2017
8-Week: Intermediate/Advanced Screenwriting Workshop Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Catlin 03/23/2017
4-Week: Assembling a Collection of Poetry Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Rexilius, MFA, PhD 03/23/2017
8-Week: Advanced Memoir and Narrative Nonfiction Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Cotter, MA 03/23/2017
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--Adaptation Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Arvin, MFA 03/23/2017
8-Week: Daytime Fiction and Memoir Workshop Thursday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Weaver, MFA 03/23/2017
8-Week: Draft a Screenplay Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Bell 03/25/2017
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. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 03/25/2017
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--The Letters of Emily Dickinson Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Wagner, MFA 03/30/2017
4-Week: Picture Book Intensive Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Vega, Ed.M. 04/19/2017
4-Week: Reading DeLillo for Perspective and Style Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Lumans, MFA 04/19/2017
4-Week: Novel Bootcamp IV--Your Novel's Voice Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Henderson, MA 04/19/2017
4-Week: What Should Fiction Do? Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Mayer, MFA 04/20/2017
4-Week: Assembling a Short Story Collection Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Morgan, MFA 04/20/2017
4-Week Spark and Re-Spark--A Creative Writing Refresh for the Hesitant, the Hopeful, the Stalled, the Drifty (April) Saturday 12:30 to 2:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 04/29/2017
retreats
Grand Lake Retreat: Workshops Only Sunday NA Shadowcliff Lodge TBA 07/09/2017
Grand Lake Retreat: Single Room Reservation Sunday NA Shadowcliff Lodge TBA 07/09/2017
one day intensives
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, MA 03/04/2017
Pacing: Scene Vs. Summary Saturday 9:00 to 11:30 AM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Brown, MA 03/04/2017
Improv for Writers Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Team Taught 03/11/2017
Weekend Intensive: An Unforgettable Memoir Saturday Varies RM. 001 (The Grotto) Walsh 03/18/2017
Spring Break Five-Pack Monday Times Vary Multiple Locations Instructors 03/20/2017
Visiting Author Series: Brevity with David Shields Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Shields 03/20/2017
The Writer's Studio Craft Talk with Elif Batuman: Writing from Life Saturday 1:30 to 3:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Batuman 03/25/2017
The Writer's Studio Craft Talk with Aleksandar Hemon: Narrative Architecture Sunday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Hemon 03/26/2017
Visiting Author Series: Close Reading with Jim Shepard Tuesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Shepard 03/28/2017
Visiting Author Series: Poetic Models with Edward Hirsch Friday 4:00 to 6:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Hirsch 03/31/2017
I Am What I Am: An Exploration of First Person Saturday 9:00 to 11:30 AM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Itell, MFA 04/01/2017
What's at Stake Here? Writing about Parenthood Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Queen 04/29/2017
Weekend Intesive: Techniques of the Eternal Ballad Friday Varies RM. 301 (The Attic) Rothman, PhD 05/12/2017
online workshops
8-Week: Online Hybrid Forms--Digging Deeper Monday NA Online Roeder, MFA 03/27/2017
8-Week: Online Poetry Workshop--Space and the Cosmic Monday NA Online Kondrich, MFA, PhD 03/27/2017
8-Week: Online Intermediate/Advanced Fiction Workshop Monday NA Online Wortman, MFA 03/27/2017
4-Week: Online Film for Writers--Popular Movies to Improve Your Storytelling Monday NA Online Brown, MA 04/24/2017
4-Week: Online Memoir--A Journalist's Approach Monday NA Online Messitt 04/24/2017
Youth
Creative Writing After-School Workshops at Parmalee Elementary for Grades 3-5: Session IV Wednesday 3:35 to 4:45 PM Parmalee Elementary Kearns Read 03/08/2017
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
Classical Conversations Short Story Workshop Monday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Bobotis, PhD 03/20/2017
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 (grades 9-12) Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) TBA 04/08/2017
Speaking Through Shakespeare for grades 9-12 Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Leach 07/11/2017
For the Girls for grades 5-8 Monday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Crocker, MFA 07/31/2017
special events
Art + Lit: Native American Art + Sherman Alexie's 'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian' Friday 6:00 to 7:30 PM Art Students League of Denver Instructors 03/03/2017
Visiting Author Series: Narrative Sleuthing with Starlee Kine Friday 2:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Kine 03/10/2017
Inside the Writer's Studio: On-Stage Interview & Reading with Aleksandar Hemon and Elif Batuman Saturday 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tivoli Student Union Hemon & Elif Batuman 03/25/2017
Inside the Writer's Studio: On-Stage Interview & Reading with Aleksandar Hemon and Elif Batuman (Student/Senior Ticket) Saturday 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tivoli Student Union Hemon & Elif Batuman 03/25/2017
The Writer's Studio with Aleksandar Hemon and Elif Batuman: All-Access Pass Saturday Times Vary Multiple Locations Hemon & Elif Batuman 03/25/2017
Art + Lit: Moyo Ogundipe's Soliloquy + Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Americanah' with Carleen Brice and Ella Maria Ray Friday 6:00 to 7:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Instructors 04/07/2017
Art + Lit: Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party + Chris Kraus's 'I Love Dick' with Andrea Dupree and Meg Jackson Friday 6:00 to 7:30 PM Art Students League of Denver Instructors 05/05/2017