PLAYA Writing Intensive LOST IN PLACE Weekend Workshop begins!

  •  09.08.22
     12:00 am - 8:00 pm

PLAYA Writing Intensive

High Desert Museum Literary Series and the Writing Ranch


Lost in Place

September 8 – 11, 2022

The Writing Ranch and the High Desert Museum are offering a unique weekend writing intensive at PLAYA, an arts and sciences residency campus located on Summer Lake, Oregon. Daily generative writing workshops, led by high desert writer and poet Ellen Waterston, will be informed and complemented by morning field trips and evening discussions led by naturalist and High Desert Museum Curator of Wildlife Jon Nelson and noted archaeologist Dennis Jenkins, Field School Director for the Museum of Natural and Cultural History Museum/University of Oregon. Prompts will focus on returning both established and emerging poetry and prose writers to the page with renewed commitment and inspiration


Cost: $750 per person all-inclusive
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Lodging included. All meals provided except breakfast Friday and Saturday mornings.




The following Refund Policy is in effect for the High Desert Museum. For Museum events and programs: no refunds, unless the Museum cancels the program or event. For more information on the policy, contact the Museum at 541-382-4754 ext. 241.