Squaw Valley Event: The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley Announces its Annual Summer Workshops
Writers Workshop: July 8 – 15, 2019
The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, one of the oldest and most prestigious writers workshops in the country, has opened enrollment for its 2019 summer writing workshops in Squaw Valley. The gatherings are for serious poets and writers, and include workshops, panel discussions, and craft talks as well as special interest classes. Founded almost five decades ago, it is now a community to many of the most eminent American writers and poets.
The Writers Workshop will take place July 8 – 15, 2019, and accepts up to 120 fiction, nonfiction, and memoir writers. Writers meet in small workshop groups to discuss their submitted manuscript with a member of the teaching staff. The 2019 teaching staff includes esteemed fiction and nonfiction writers as well as prominent New York literary agents and editors working in publishing today. Lectures and panel discussions on the craft of writing, as well as publishing, are offered daily, in addition to staff readings. Special Guest writers this year include Joyce Carol Oates, Amy Tan, and Katherine Dion. Featured writers include Janet Fitch, Dagoberto Gilb, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, Krys Lee, Howard Norman, Vanessa Hua, Tom Lutz, Leland Cheuk, and Ramona Ausubel, just to name a few.
Date & Time
Jul 08, 2019 through Jul 15, 2019