Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers

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Wallowa Lake, OR, United States
Event Date: 
July 10, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 36th annual Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers will be held from July 10 to July 16 at Wallowa Lake Lodge on the shores of Wallowa Lake, Oregon. The weeklong conference features generative writing workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panel discussions, craft talks, and readings. A virtual component will also be included. The theme for the 2023 conference is ìGenerations.î Faculty include poets Anis Mojgani and Rena Priest; fiction writers Debra Magpie Earling and Jamie Ford; poet and essayist Kim Stafford; fiction and nonfiction writers Robert Stubblefield and Luis Alberto Urrea; and nonfiction writer Craig Childs. Tuition is $925 for the full conference and is pay-what-you-can for the virtual option. Registration is rolling through July 10. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations include public transportation near the venue and accessible restrooms, event spaces, and parking. Contact executive director Shannon McNerney at or (541) 426-3623 for additional accessibility details.

Contact Information

Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers, P.O. Box 38, Enterprise, OR 97828. (541) 426-3623.