CHADRON— The 2016 Story Catcher Summer Writing Workshop and Festival, “Writing Wild,” is now open for registration. Registration closes May 30 and pre-workshop retreat lodging is limited to 15 participants.
The writing retreat portion of the workshop will be at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, June 9-10. The emphasis of the retreat is to build a community of writers by sharing written work as well as individual writing processes.
Three writers-in-residence will be featured: poet Robert Wrigley, author Kim Barnes and author Joe Wilkins. Author Dan O’Brien will also join as a special guest.
A registration fee of $350 includes two days lodging at Fort Rob and admission to the general workshop and festival on the Chadron State College campus June 11-12.
The general workshop and festival will be at the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center, featuring both Wrigley and Barnes, and writer Alan Wilkinson.
The general workshop fee is $150 and includes access to workshops, events and reception, as well as continental breakfast and refreshments.
Complete workshop information is available online.
For registration and workshop questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
—Conor P. Casey, Graduate Assistant