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WORKSHOPS

June 17-22, 2018 | Aspen, CO

2018 JURIED WORKSHOPS 

Fiction: Peter Ho Davies, Tom Perrotta, J. Courtney Sullivan
MemoirHeather Harpham, Bich “Beth” Minh Nguyen
Narrative Nonfiction: Margot Lee Shetterly  *New workshop offering for 2018!
Poetry: Tina Chang
Book Editing: Aran Shetterly

$30 application fee and writing sample required. Carefully read all manuscript guidelines before applying.

2018 NON-JURIED WORKSHOPS 

Beginning Writing: Helen Schulman 
Readers Retreat (3 days only): Bruce Handy

First-come, first-served. No manuscript submission required.


THE BASICS

  • All workshops, including the three-day Readers’ Retreat, will begin with orientation on Sunday, June 17 at 5pm at The Gant in Aspen. 
  • Each writing workshop will meet for five mornings–Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22 from 9am to 12pm. Lunch will follow each workshop session, and is included with tuition.
  • The three-day Readers’ Retreat will meet the mornings of Monday, June 19 through Wednesday, June 21.
  • Additional afternoon and evening programming, including panels with the faculty, will be announced in the spring of 2018. To view a sample program from Summer Words 2017, click here.

ARCHIVES

2017 Faculty + Workshop Descriptions
2016 Faculty + Workshop Descriptions
 
2015 Faculty + Workshop Descriptions 
2014 Faculty + Workshop Descriptions