Creative Writing Programs for Adults

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, writers can experience a variety of inspiring workshops and programs. We are located in beautiful northern Michigan, just south of Traverse City.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Open to all skill levels, this week long retreat examines the place of memoir writing in the genre of nonfiction and will help writers develop specific skills to tell their personal or family stories with a crafted sensibility.

Program dates:
Monday, August 10, 2015 to Friday, August 14, 2015

Journal and Sketchbook Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Co-taught by a visual artist and a writer, this workshop is geared toward writers and artists of all levels.This pairing and interplay of text and image is a time-honored artistic tradition, practiced by writers and artists from Mark Twain to Henri Matisse to Sylvia Plath to Jean-Michel Basquiat, and is useful for all manners of creative expression.

Program dates:
Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015

Deep Revision Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Whether trying to revise a stand-alone chapter or considering the broader arc of your full manuscript, these techniques are graspable, effective, and empowering. You’ll come away with a greater understanding of your strengths as a nonfiction writer, as well as systematic tools to address areas for improvement. 

Program dates:
Saturday, October 17, 2015 to Sunday, October 18, 2015

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