Workshops and retreats in creative writing. Topics include autobiography, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, memoir, writing for children; book arts, picture books and comic illustration, graphic novel, special topics & forms.
3 & 5 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Autobiography/Memoir, Children's, Fiction, Journalism, Nature, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing, Travel, Young Adult
2010-11: Jessica Abel, Brenda Cárdenas, Jack El-Hai, Heid Erdrich, John Hildebrand, Jim Moore, Gregory Orfalea, Shannon Olson, Sun Yung Shin, Joyce Sutphen, Richard Terrill, and Catherine Watson.
Tuition $370/3-day; $555/week. Twin Cities on-campus private lodging $280/4 nights; $420/6 nights. Cloquet Forestry Center retreats shared room and board $240/3 nights; $485/6 nights. Graduate & undergraduate college credits and scholarships available.
Cloquet Forestry Center & Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
February, April, June, July, October
Split Rock Arts Program, University of Minnesota
360 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108-6084
Free Expressions Seminars
Unparalleled instruction, feedback, and inspiration from industry professionals. Our simple goal: to help you achieve artistic and commercial success—now and for your entire writing career.
Minneapolis, MN : Hood River, OR : Virginia Beach, VA : Seattle, WA
Author Salon Commercial Novel Writing Program
The first truly competitive novel writing program created by literary agents, editors, and writers. No time wasting, no gimmicks. Straight talk.
San Francisco, CA : D.C., DC : Tampa, FL : Atlanta, GA : Chicago, IL : New Orleans, LA : Boston, MA : Raleigh, NC : New York, NY : Dallas, TX : Seattle, WA