2013 Schedule

Full-week program includes a morning workshop and all events through Sunday brunch (afternoon songwriting not included). The weekend program begins Friday afternoon and includes all events through Sunday brunch.

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(Breakfast 7:30-8:30 am, Lunch at noon, Dinner at 6:00 pm)

Sunday, July 7

12:00 – 2:00pm Outpost Check-in

2:00 pm Outpost Van leaves Fishtrap House


Monday, July 8

3:00 – 5:00pm Registration Open

7:30pm Welcome, introductions and readings


Tuesday, July 9 through Friday, July 12

9:00am – Noon Writing Workshops

1:30 – 3:30pm afternoon songwriting workshop with Kate Power and Steve Einhorn offered except Friday

7:30pm Faculty and open mic readings

9:00pm Campfire or drinks and dessert at Russell’s


Friday, July 12

3:00 – 5:00pm Weekend only registration

1:30 – 3:30pm afternoon workshop with Kim Stafford & Perrin Kerns on Digital Storytelling, Friday only

7:30pm Fellows reading and

Cheryl Strayed keynote address

9:00pm Campfire


Saturday, July 13

9:00 am – Noon Writing session for weekend-only participants,

final workshop session for 5-day workshops

2:30 – 4:00pm Panel discussion “Leaving Broken Ground Behind” with William Kittredge, Judy Blunt and Nils Christoffersen moderated by Don Snow

4:00-5:00pm Outpost slide-show and reading by Scott Russell Sanders

7:30 pm “Fishtrap Live”


Sunday, July 14

7:30 am Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00am Panel discussion “­­­­­­­­­­A Universe of Stories” with Ben Percy and Scott Russell Sanders moderated by Jennifer Sahn

10:00 – 10:30 am Closing Words

10:30 – 12:00 am Brunch, lowering of the fish, farewells.