Catamaran Writing Conference Registration: Poetry


Catamaran Writing Conference Registration: Poetry

from 950.00

Catamaran Writing conference will be held at the Robert Louis Stevenson School located on the 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, California, from August 4th - 8th, 2019. Registration includes four nights lodging at the Robert Louis Stevenson campus on 17-Mile Drive, 12 meals, 4 morning sessions of literary workshops in a small group of 7-12 participants, daily literary themed excursions, as well as daily craft lectures, and nightly receptions and presentations. 

$1350 is for a shared single room with two beds. $1850 for a single room. Locals can register without lodging for $950 and join us for workshops, meals, excursions, and lectures. 

Spend each morning workshop with Dorianne Laux or Michelle Bitting (9:30-12:30), working on your poetry. The workshop meets four mornings (Monday-Thursday) and each participant will receive focused feedback from the group on their poems.  Workshop packets with group submissions will be available after July 15th.  You'll be invited to submit a writing sample for group feedback. Optional participant readings will be held. During registration you will be invited to indicate your poetry workshop instructor preference. 

After registration you will receive a welcome letter with more information, and you'll be invited to submit a manuscript of up to 10 poems for group feedback. Registration may be cancelled for a full refund by July 15th. 

The conference will be open for check-in and room assignment at 1:00 on August 4th.  An orientation presentation will be given  at 3:30 followed by a reception from 4:30-5:30.  The conference ends at 1:00 on August 9th after lunch at 1:30. 

Dinner will be served in the Stevenson Dining Commons from 5:30-6:30 nightly, breakfast from 8:00-9:00 am, and lunch from 12:30-1:30 pm daily. Vegetarian options are available at all meals, and a salad bar and desert bar is offered for lunch and dinner.  Coffee is free all day!

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