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Fall Writing Festival and Festival of the Arts - Ghost Ranch Art Workshops

Posted Aug 4, 2017

The Ghost Ranch Fall Writing Festival, a tradition since 1997, brings small groups together, typically seven to twelve people. Fall Writing Festival instructors come from all over the country. Along with a national reputation, each brings years of experience mentoring both beginning and established writers, and a willingness to meet with students one-on-one. Classes meet for three morning hours, with optional craft lectures, panels, presentations and readings in the afternoons and evenings. This year's festival is from Sunday, October 8 to Saturday, October 14.

What Ghost Ranch writers have created, over the years, is a testament and a tribute to the power of place—this particular place—to inspire introspection, advocacy, the recording of history and elegy. Leave your world behind and write, write, write!

Naomi Nye, award-winning Palestinian -American poet, essayist, and educator will be a featured speaker for the week. Read more about Ms. Nye and her accomplishments.

Workshops are filling quickly. Registration for Fall Writing Festival offerings will end on September 24.

Workshops are:
Terrors of the Blank Page: The Writer’s Notebook to the Rescue with Anita Skeen

Secrets of Powerful Fiction with Sean Murphy

Hanging by a Thread with Ina Hughes

Into the Country of Memory - Writing About Life's Journeys with Catherine Watson

October 8-14, 2017
The vibrant colors of fall, bright golds against the New Mexico blue sky, inspire all, from writers to photographers, musicians to quilters, and especially painters. Join in one of these week-long celebrations of art. Workshops are filling quickly. Registration for Fall Festival of the Arts offerings will end on September 24.​​​​​​​

The Wheel of Creativity: Taking Your Place in the Adventure of Life with Katherine Robertson-Pilling

The Meditative Celt: A Harp Circle Open to Beginning & Intermediate Harpists with Linda Larkin

Beginning Silversmithing with Bob Hazeltine

Image Transfer on Clay with Maggie Beyeler

Fire it Up! Metal Sculpture with Connie Burkhart, Tom Nichols

Connection to Place: Photographing the New Mexico Landscape with Karen Ruckman

Art Quilt: Creating a Vision with Fabric with Carol Marshall

Abstractions & Cold Wax Technique with Cindy Walton

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