Storyfest

Choose a relative - living or late - and write the story of their life! Come prepared to share anecdotes, memories, and details about your loved one, and discuss how to weave these elements together into a powerful biographical sketch that adds meaning to their...

-With Matthew Taylor More than ever people are talking about feeling isolated. The simplest way to connect? Story. Your story. Your personal narrative. We all have thousands of stories in us. In this fun and interactive workshop Matthew Taylor, current Denver Moth Grand Slam Champion, and...

We’ll start with an accessible list-style poem that invites writers to excavate memories from their lives or that of their fictional characters. Then writers will be guided through a series of short instructions designed to develop a particularly juicy part of their list/poem by writing...

The SUSPENSE prompt was born when teacher Lisa Jones was in the bathtub, reading THE MIST, by Stephen King. Why did such a dumb-seeming premise (a mist lands on a supermarket in Maine, creating terror and death) result in a book so hard to put...

-with Amy Irvine and Craig Childs   Learn how to take the emotional and structural chaos of narrative and turn it into an elegant, readable form. This will be a crash course workshop in story writing, fiction or nonfiction, taught by two master of the art and...