The primary work of the Conference is conducted in writing workshops in the novel, short fiction, poetry, personal essay, fiction, memoir, and creative nonfiction. Workshop size is limited. Sessions meet for three hours on alternate mornings throughout the Conference. Remaining mornings are devoted to lectures featuring faculty members and leading authors. Early application is recommended.

Last year’s Conference Workshops were:

Creative Nonfiction with Matthew Klam
Fiction with Melissa Bank
Short Story with Fredric Tuten
Memoir with Roger Rosenblatt
Novel with Meg Wolitzer
Poetry with Billy Collins
Poetry with Mark Doty
Meter and Form with Julie Sheehan
Familiar Essay with David Rakoff

Playwriting Labs
Musical Book with Marsha Norman
Playwriting with Jon Robin Baitz
Playwriting with Emily Mann