Entries Categorized as 'writing residencies'

Fishtrap 2

August 6, 2010

Where to begin? I seem to keep taking too long to post new blog entries. Sorry. This has got to be one of the slowest summers — as far as (paid) work for me — I’ve ever had but still I find myself busy, frazzled, distracted. So, first, Fishtrap. Got back from my 8-day writing […]


July 9, 2010

Today I head out to Northeast Oregon for a writing conference and retreat at Fishtrap. I’m one of the five fellows (that sounds funny… but I mean myself and four others have a fellowship for the week)– and I’ll be taking a writing seminar/workshop/class three hours every morning with the writer of one of the […]


May 22, 2010

How does time slip away so fast? I was just saying to my buddy Eduardo yesterday that days and weeks and months just fly by now that I’m a grown up. I remember being in junior high or high school and feeling as if the days and weeks dragged on. Now I wish they would […]

A Sudden Country

March 29, 2010

Reading the book A Sudden Country by Karen Fisher; she’s one of the featured writers at Fishtrap, where I won a fellowship for July so I thought I’d better read her book. It’s won or been nominated for a slew of awards and it turns out I remember this book being reviewed in Entertainment Weekly […]

Rough It Up

March 14, 2010

So I found out a few days ago that I’ve won a full fellowship (even a travel stipend!) to Fishtrap— a week-long conference, workshop and mini-writing residency in the northeast corner of Oregon. I’m thrilled. It’s a week of conferences, readings, and writing workshops–especially this cool one I’m registered for on writing historical fiction (as […]