Boulder Generative Workshop

Past Faculty

2020: Dorothy Allison, Jericho Brown, Pam Houston

2019: Steve Almond, Ross Gay, Pam Houston,

2018: Pam Houston, Justin Torres, Lidia Yuknavitch, 

2017:  Andre Dubus III, Camille Dungy, Pam Houston

2016:  Craig Childs, Pam Houston, Luis Alberto Urrea

2015:  Gary Ferguson, Alan Heathcock, Pam Houston

2014:  BK Loren, Pam Houston, Ben Percy


Manuscript Boot Camp

Past Faculty

2020: Andre Dubus III, Carolyn Forché, Pam Houston, Antonya Nelson

2019: Ramona Ausubel, Tom Barbash, Garth Greenwell, Pam Houston, Christian Kiefer, Sunil Yapa

2018:  Samantha Dunn, BK Loren, Pam Houston, Fenton Johnson, Joshua Mohr

2017:  Samantha Dunn, Pam Houston, BK Loren,  Joshua Mohr, Lidia Yuknavitch

2016:  Samantha Dunn, Christian Kiefer, BK Loren, Pam Houston

2015:  Tom Barbash, Pam Houston, Josh Weil

Methow Valley Workshop

Past Faculty

2018: Peter Ho Davies, Pam Houston, Joshua Mohr

2017: Ross Gay, Pam Houston, Lidia Yuknavitch

2016: Ron Carlson, Andre Dubus III, Pam Houston, Lidia Yuknavitch


Mont Blanc Workshop

Past Faculty

2020: Pam Houston

2019: Robert Boswell, Pam Houston

2018:  Andre Dubus III, Pam Houston

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Staff & Board Members

Current & Emeritus

Karen Nelson (Co-Founder), Executive Director, Board Vice-President/Treasurer

Pam Houston (Co-Founder), Creative Director, Board President

​​Tami Anderson, Board Secretary

Kae Penner Howell, Board Member

Heather Malcolm, Board Member

Cynthia Newberry Martin, Board Member

Greg Glazner, Emeritus Board Member
Sarah Phipps, Emeritus Board Member

Our Mission

To create a rigorous and compassionate environment to learn the art of reading and writing from accomplished authors.

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Los Altos, CA 94023