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STUDENT SCHEDULE

Below is the preliminary schedule for workshop participants at Summer Words. More details will be added as we get closer to June 17. 

Afternoon and evening panels are included with your workshop or Readers Retreat tuition.  If you would like to purchase a pass for family and friends to attend the public panels, you can do so here, or purchase individual tickets at the door of the events.

The Opening Night BBQ, closing reception and lunches are open to Aspen Summer Words workshop students and Readers Retreat participants only.  

Sunday 6/17

4pm-5pm
Registration Gant Conference Center
5pm-6pm Orientation & Introductions Gant Conference Center-Conundrum Room
6pm-7:30pm Opening BBQ Dinner with Faculty Gant Conference Center-Rooftop

Monday 6/18

8am-9am
Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops Gant condos (Readers Retreat + Beginning Writing in Conference Center)
11:45am-1pm Lunch at Gant Gant Conference Center 
Learn about “The Editing Room” over lunch
3:30-4:30pm Public Panel Gant Maroon Room (downstairs)
4:30-5:15pm Happy Hour Pepperjacks Bar & Cafe at The Gant – cash bar + food
5:15-6:30pm Public Panel Gant Maroon Room (downstairs)


Tuesday 6/19 

7:15-8:15am Yoga Gant Conference Center-Rooftop
8am-9am
Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops Gant condos/Conference Center
11:45am-1pm Lunch at Gant Gant Conference Center
12:40pm-3:35pm Consultations  Gant Conference Center
3:30-4:30pm Writing Prompt Hour Gant Maroon Room (Downstairs)
6pm-7:30pm Roundtable Dinners Misc Aspen Restaurants *Eventbrite sign-up links sent to all students
6pm-10pm Benefit Dinner* Hotel Jerome (330 E. Main St.)
8:15pm Livestream of Mohsin Hamid’s talk Gant Conference Center

*Benefit Dinner is not included in the Summer Words Workshop tuition. Click here for more info. We will stream the portion of the evening that includes the conversation with Mohsin Hamid to the screens in the Conundrum Room. This will run from approximately 8:15-9pm (but please bear with us, as the evening program might run slightly late). 


Wednesday 6/20

8am-9am
Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops* Gant condos/Conference Center
11:45am-1pm Lunch at Gant Gant Conference Center
12:40pm-3:35pm Consultations Gant Conference Center
4pm-5pm Public Panel Gant Maroon Room (downstairs)
6-7:15pm Public Panel The Belly Up (450 S. Galena St.)

*Readers Retreat ends today
 

Thursday 6/21

7:15-8:15am Yoga Gant Conference Center-Rooftop
8am-9am
Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops Gant condos/Conference Center
11:45am-1pm Lunch at Gant Gant Conference Center
12:40pm-3:35pm Consultations  Gant Conference Center
4pm-5:15pm Public Panel Gant Maroon Room (downstairs)
5:30-7pm Closing Reception + Fellows Reading Gant Rooftop

Friday 6/22

8am-9am Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops Gant condos/Conference Center
11:45am-1pm Lunch Gant Conference Center
Afternoon Depart  

*Students must check out of Gant rooms before their workshop. You may leave baggage in the hotel lobby.