Welcome to the Literary Arts Department! Engage with words, stories and ideas in new and exciting ways. Explore the craft of writing in workshops; be inspired by life-affirming prose at readings; or network with other writers and readers.
summer 2020 literary arts programming‘Wild Minds’ Young Writers Summer Camp – Middle School: Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26. 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $130 for the week or $30 per class. learn more
Gunnison Valley Literary Festival: Friday, August 28 – Sunday, August 30. Prices vary by event. learn more
Become a Center Literary Arts Comrade
Your Comrade Card includes: discounts on workshops and literary events; comrade-only writing retreats; discounted subscription rates to High Country News; 10% off purchases at Townie Books; Center for the Arts concert tickets; books signed by visiting authors, and more! Comrade Card is good for a year from purchase date.
Many thanks to Denise Hawk and Blake Hawk for their generous support of the Literary Arts Department!