2014 Writers Retreat Schedule

Optional event for those arriving early:

Sunday, June 15

7:00 p.m.

Michigan Writers’ Chapbook Reading: Writing House Great Room

Monday, June 16

9 - 10 a.m.
Registration: Mallory-Towsley Center Lobby

9:15 - 10 a.m.
Optional Campus Tour: Mallory-Towsley Entrance

10 - 10:30 a.m.
Opening Meeting: Writing House Great Room

10:30 a.m. - Noon
Memoir Session I: Writing House Room 203
Fiction Session I: Writing House Room 204
Start with Art Session I: Writing House Room 218
Blog to Book Session I: Writing House Room 109/110

Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Fiction Craft Presentation: Christine Sneed
Writing House Great Room

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Break

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Start with Art Craft Presentation: Anne-Marie Oomen
Writing House Great Room

3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Optional Writing Time or Free Time

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Faculty Readings: Susanna Sonnenberg & Matt Gallagher
(Book Sales & Signing to Follow)  Writing House Great Room

Note: Writing house cafe is open from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the atrium.

Tuesday, June 17

8:45 - 9 a.m.
Remarks: Writing House Great Room

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Memoir Session II: Writing House Room 203
Fiction Session II: Writing House Room 204
Start with Art Session II: Writing House Room 218
Blog to Book II: Writing House Room 109/110

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m. - Noon 
Memoir Session II Continued: Writing House Room 203
Fiction Session II Continued: Writing House Room 204
Start with Art Session II Continued: Writing House Room 218
Blog to Book Session II Continued: Writing House Room 109/110

Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Blog to Book Craft Presentation: Matt Gallagher
Writing House Great Room

2:45 - 7:30 p.m.
Optional Writing Time

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Faculty Readings: Katey Schultz & Anne-Marie Oomen
(Book Sales & Signing to Follow) Writing House Great Room

Note: Writing house cafe is open from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the atrium.

Wednesday, June 18

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Optional Writing Time or Free Time

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Remarks: Writing House Great Room

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
Memoir Craft Presentation: Susanna Sonnenberg

11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch break

1 - 2:30 p.m.
Memoir Session III: Writing House Room 203
Fiction Session III: Writing House Room 204
Start with Art Session III: Writing House Room 218
Blog to Book III: Writing House Room 109/110

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Break

2:45 - 4 p.m.
Memoir Session III Continued: Writing House Room 203
Fiction Session III Continued: Writing House Room 204
Start with Art Session III Continued: Writing House Room 218
Blog to Book Session III Continued: Writing House Room 109/110

4:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Faculty Reading: Christine Sneed
(Book Sales & Signing to Follow) Writing House Great Room

4:45 - 6 p.m.
Optional Writing Time or Free Time

6 p.m.
Optional Campfire and Cookout at Frohlich Lodge*
*Participants will each be responsible for providing food for cookout and campfire.

Note: Writing house cafe is open from 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. in the atrium.

Thursday, June 19

8:45 - 9 a.m.
Remarks: Writing House Great Room

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Memoir Session IV: Writing House Room 203
Fiction Session IV: Writing House Room 204
Start with Art Session IV: Writing House Room 218
Blog to Book Session IV: Writing House Room 109/110

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m. - Noon 
Memoir Session IV Continued: Writing House Room 203
Fiction Session IV Continued: Writing House Room 204
Start with Art Session IV Continued: Writing House Room 218
Blog to Book Session IV Continued: Writing House Room 109/110

Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break

1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Remarks: Writing House Great Room

1:45 - 3:30 p.m.
Participant Readings: Sign-up to read!
(Final Book Sales & Signing)   Writing House Great Room

4 p.m.
Optional Informal Off-campus Happy Hour at Maddy’s Tavern*
*Join us for appetizers and beverages and a final farewell. Participants will each be responsible for their own costs at Maddy's Tavern.

Note: Writing house cafe is open from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the atrium.

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