Writing Program Activities Cancelled Through May

Out of an abundance of caution, we are cancelling or rescheduling all in-person Writing Program activities beginning March 17 through the end of May.

This affects the following workshops, classes, and author readings.

Writing Lounge:  all in-person sessions of the Tuesday Writing Lounge (both quiet and the peer led craft sessions), will be cancelled through the end of May.  However, we’re launching a Virtual Writing Lounge on May 12th.

Workshops and Classes

  • Apricot Irving’s memoir workshop has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 19th, 2020. Paid registrants have their tuition applied automatically to the new session.  If that date does not work for you, please contact [email protected] for a full refund.
  • PoetryFest 2020 with John Sibley Williams has been rescheduled to October 24, 2020. Paid registrants have their tuition applied automatically to the new session.  If that date does not work for you, please contact [email protected] for a full refund.  Meanwhile there are still a few spots available in his Poetry of Place workshop.
  • John Larison’s workshop has been cancelled.  Paid registrants can choose to donate their tuition, or receive a full refund.

Manzanita Writers’ Events: 

  • Apricot Irving’s author reading on March 21st has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 19th, 2020.
  • Leni Zumas’ author reading on April 18, has been cancelled.
  • John Larison and Nick Dybek’s Authors in Conversation event on May 16 has been cancelled.

If you are participating in workshops and events of any other Hoffman Center programs, please check the calendar to see whether they are still happening.

If you have further questions, please contact us at [email protected]  Stay well!

The Writing Program Team