Retreat Schedule


Friday, April 27th

12-1PM – Arrive, check in to rooms - Meet with Faculty at Club Ed

1-2:00PM - Introductory Workshop

2:30-3:15PM - Lecture/Talk: Kurt Caswell "Letting in a Little More Light: A Writer's Responsibility in the Anthropocene" (Open to the public)

3:30-6:00PM - One-on-One conferences and free time to write

6:00PM - Pizza and fellowship (Registrants only)

6:30-7:30PM - Faculty and Guest Readings: Rich Farrel, Jen Murvin, Ian Bodkin, Taylor Larsen (Open to the public and RP Bookstore open)

8-9PM - Participant Readings (Open to the public)

9PM-12AM – Music & Fellowship @ The Gravel Bar

Saturday, April 28th

10:00AM-12:30PMWorkshop (TBA)

12:30-1:30PM – Lunch (Provided to registrants only

1:30-2:15PM - Lecture/Talk: Taylor Larsen "Sympathy for Darkness: How to Write Dark and Difficult Characters" and a brief talk on "The Art of Writing from the Subconscious Brain" (Open to the public)

2:30-3:30PM - Participant Readings (Open to the public)

3:30-6:00PM – One-on-One conferences, free time to write, or meet with faculty

6:00PM –Dinner (We will provide a buffet dinner for registrants who want to eat together or you can eat on your own.)*

6:30PM - Faculty and Guest Readings: Katch Campbell, Kurt Caswell, Travis Mossotti (Open to the public and RP Bookstore open)

8:00-12AM - Live Music @ The Gravel Bar

Sunday, April 29th

10:00AM-12:00PM - Workshop

12:15PM Group Photo 

* food is available for purchase onsite, whether at the Deli, Gravel Bar or Henegar’s Grist Mill Restaurant - however, you might want to bring snacks and refreshments with you as we are in a remote location