Literary Arts Programs

Summer Classes

pen and paper picWriter’s Master Class: Write to be Read
Saturday, June 10. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm w/ hr. lunch.
This one-day workshop is perfect for writers with works-in-progress, from memoirs and novels to short stories and essays, who want to grow the quality of their writing. Award-winning writer and WritingStrides founder Alissa Johnson will help you transform your writing so that readers feel like they’re experiencing the stories for themselves. She’ll cover the most common mistakes she sees in writing styles and the qualities that will make your writing stand out, from strong point of view to quality descriptions and believable character development. Writers are invited to bring their work in progress. Workshop includes lecture, discussion, plenty of writing time and the opportunity to share. Please bring your own writing materials. GAC Board Room.
Instructor: Alissa Johnson. $55/student, $45/GHS or WSCU student.

sqaure Reading SeriesHeadwaters
Headwaters Poetry Reading Series: Learn more here!

GAC Writers Group:
The GAC Writers Group meets regularly throughout the year, for anyone interested in using peer review and just rubbing elbows with the local writing talent. Call (970) 641-4029 for more information.

GAC Book Talk Group:
The ‘Book Talk’ group begins meeting each Fall and continues through the Spring, taking the summer months off. The book list for the Book Talk group is published in the Fall, and discussions take place monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at the GAC. All activities within the Literary Arts program are free and open to public participation.

Gunnison Arts Center Book Talk: January – June, 2017