Schedule of Events


Friday, August 24 

4-7 p.m.Registration
6p.m.Introduction of Presenters
7 p.m.Dinner

Saturday, August 25 

7:30-8:50 a.m.Breakfast
9:00-9:15Welcome, introductions
9:10-11:30General Sessions with all conference presenters
Colin Keeney, writing instructor, director of the Wyoming Writing Project
Michael Lanza, author of outdoor books and blogs, editor for Backpacker magazine
Shelli Johnson, writer and blogger, founder of Yellowstone Journal
Kristy Holland, writer, full-time editor Backpacker magazine
William Forgey, MD, author, founder and past director of ICS Books
Max Phelps, outdoor book publisher and marketer
1:30-4:30 p.m.Writing Workshop (Wyoming Writing Project): teachers teaching teachers to teach writing: an intensive, personal, hands-on approach to improving your writing and your ability to teach writing
1:30-3:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Colin Keeney, Michael Lanza, Shelli Johnson, Kristy Holland, William Forgey, Max Phelps
3:40-5:00 p.m.Critiques (meet with presenters for tips on improving your writing skills)
5:30 p.m.Dinner
7 p.m.Keynote address: Erik Weihenmayer public presentation at Lander Valley High School Auditorium

Sunday, August 26

8 a.m. - NoonClass Assignment Discussion - Meet with Buck Tilton (required of all who are seeking college credit for the class)




Buck Tilton

Wind River Writers Conference Manager
Email: Buck Tilton



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