Writers Studio Literary Festival

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,
Half Moon, ACC Littleton Campus, Main Building

Workshops. Readings. Award Presentations. Lunch. In our ongoing quest to provide students and community southwest of downtown Denver access to the best writers in Colorado through literary events and readings, Writers Studio is happy to announce its annual Spring Literary Festival. Workshop participants will be able to choose morning and afternoon workshops in nonfiction, poetry, and fiction taught by nationally published, award-winning writers highly experienced in teaching new and established writers.

Join us for the 13th Annual Writers Studio Literary Festival


8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Festival Opening

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Morning Workshops

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Readings by Workshop Faculty. Books will be available for Sale. Half Moon M1800

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Open Mic for Festival Participants


Workshops & Authors

Aaron Abeyta, Poetry and Fiction

An American Book Award and the Colorado Book Award winner and professor at Adams State University.

Mark Mayer, Fiction

A Teaching-Writing Fellow/won the Prairie Lights Prize and the Michener-Copernicus Prize.

Wayne Miller, Poetry

Author of four poetry collections/ teaches at the University of Colorado Denver.

Natanya Pulley, Nonfiction

Published in numerous journals/assistant English professor at Colorado College.

Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, Fiction

Won the Colorado Book Award/teaches at Front Range Community College.

Jenny Shank, Fiction and Nonfiction

Winner of the High Plains Book Award, a Tattered Cover Book Store selection, and faculty at Regis University.


Reservations and Fees

Advanced reservations will be required, as each workshop will be capped at 20.


Fee: $50 for non-ACC students for full day
$30 for non-ACC students for half day
$20 for ACC students 

Lunch is included for all reservations

To make reservations, please RSVP to andrea.mason [at] arapahoe.edu and send your check or money order by the April 12 midnight to:

ACC Writers Studio Literary Festival
c/o Andrea Mason – Campus Box 32
5900 S. Santa Fe Drive
P.O. Box 9002
Littleton, CO 80160-9002

*Be sure to include the workshops you wish to take.

**No refunds after April 12; note that you will not receive a lunch if you do not pay for the event by April 12. Make checks payable to ACC or pay by credit card by calling Andrea Mason.

For more information or accommodations, please contact Andrea Mason at 303.797.5857 or andrea.mason [at] arapahoe.edu.