Creative Writing Workshops in the Catskills

Brochures 2015Writers in the Mountains has announced its 2016 creative writing workshops. In addition to established poetry, playwriting, fiction and creative non-fiction classes, in 2016 the organization will introduce three new offerings:

  • Durga Yael Bernhard will be teaching an Illustration workshop at the Phoenicia Library from June 4 to July 9, 2016. This workshop will be covering style development, visual research, and design. The business aspects of professional illustration will also be covered, including freelancing, contracts, self-promotion, and more.
  • Also at the Phoenicia Library, Dara Lurie will be teaching a Business Writing workshop tailored to small business owners who wish to create catchy marketing copy. The class will incorporate one-to-one content development sessions. It will be held from August 11 to September 15, 2016.
  • New York Times best-selling author Sari Botton will be teaching a memoir workshop called “First-Person Singular” at a location to be determined in the city of Kingston. All levels are welcome in this class, which will be covering anything from short stories and essays to long form narratives.

For more information, and to sign up visit