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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. 

Afternoon and evening panels are included with your workshop or Readers’ Retreat tuition. We will post specific information regarding the topics and author line-up soon. If you would like to purchase a pass or tickets for family and friends to attend the public panels, you can do so beginning mid-May, when our public event tickets go on sale.

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

Sunday 6/18

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

Monday 6/19

8am-9am
Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops Gant condos (Readers’ Retreat + Beginning Writing in Conference Center)
12pm-1pm Lunch at Gant Gant Conference Center – Conundrum
3:30-4:30pm Public Panel Gant Maroon Room (downstairs)
4:30-5:15pm Happy Hour The Belly Up (450 S Galena St) – cash bar + food
5:15-6:30pm Public Panel The Belly Up (450 S Galena St)


Tuesday 6/20 

7:15-8:15am Yoga Gant Rooftop (mats provided)
8am-9am
Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops Gant condos/Conference Center
12pm-1pm Lunch at Gant Gant Conference Center – Conundrum
1pm-3:30pm Consultations  Gant Conference Center
4pm-5:15pm Public Panel Gant Maroon Room (downstairs)
5:15pm-6pm Happy Hour  The Belly Up (450 S Galena St) – cash bar + food
6pm-7:15pm Public Panel The Belly Up (450 S Galena St)


Wednesday 6/21

8am-9am
Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops* Gant condos/Conference Center
12pm-1pm Lunch at Gant Gant Conference Center-Conundrum
1pm-3:30pm Consultations Gant Conference Center
1:30-2:30pm Writing Exercise Hour** Gant Rooftop (Maroon Room rain location)
Evening TBD Open Mic Venue TBD
6pm-10pm Summer Benefit Dinner**8 Hotel Jerome (330 E Main St)

*Readers’ Retreat ends today
**Writing Exercise Hour: Join memoirist and fiction writer Said Sayrafiezadeh for a mid-week dose of inspiration! Open to all Summer Words workshop and Readers’ Retreat participants, this one-hour generative  session will focus on the use of writing prompts and exercises to spark new ideas and possibilities within your work. 
***Benefit Dinner is not included in the Summer Words Workshop tuition. Click here for more info.

Thursday 6/22

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

Friday 6/23

8am-9am Coffee Gant Conference Center
9am-12pm Workshops Gant condos/Conference Center
12pm-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.