Catamaran Writing Conference Registration: Poetry


Catamaran Writing Conference Registration: Poetry

from 850.00

The poetry workshop with Dorianne Laux is sold out. The poetry workshop with Joseph Millar is still accepting registrations.

Catamaran Writing conference will be held at the Robert Louis Stevenson School located on the 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, California, from August 6th - 10th, 2017Registration 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. $1250 is for a shared single room with two beds. $1750 for a single room. Locals can register without lodging for $850 and join us for workshops, meals, excursions, and lectures. 

Spend each morning workshop with either Dorianne Laux or Joseph Millar (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 select 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 6th.  An orientation presentation will be given in Rosen Hall at 3:30 followed by a reception in the Rosen Lobby from 4:30-5:30.  The conference ends at 1:00 on August 10th after lunch. 

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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