The 2016 LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop was held from September 23 to September 25 at the Mighty Tieton arts center in Tieton, Washington. The conference featured workshops, readings, performances, and meditation for poets. The faculty included poets Kelli Russell Agodon, Roberto Ascalon, Anita Boyle, Lorraine Healy, Christopher Howell, Ilya Kaminsky, E. J. Koh, Thomas Lux, Joseph Powell, Laura Read, and Susan Rich. The registration fee, which included weekend classes and a banquet on Saturday night, was $220. Friday master classes were available for an additional $110 to $120 each. Full and half scholarships were available; writers submitted three poems and a statement of need via e-mail. Applications were accepted on a rolling basis. Lodging was available at nearby hotels; free camping was available on the Mighty Tieton property. Registration was first come, first served; on-site registration was available as space permits. Visit the website for more information.
LiTFUSE Poets' Workshop, Tieton Arts & Humanities, P.O. Box 171, Tieton, WA 98947. (206) 714-3178. Michael Schein, Director.