Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Printing Press Workshop at Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat

June 03, 2017
Instructor(s): Mitchel Cohen

Immerse yourself and experience the “black art” that is letterpress printing in this one-day workshop. You will learn to navigate the California Job Case printing press and create a broadside… View More »

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Shakespeare Never Did This: The Life & Work of Charles Bukowski (New!)

June 05, 2017
Instructor(s): David Yockel, Jr.

Charles Bukowski once said that “Writers are desperate people, and when they stop being desperate they stop being writers.” Bukowski translated his desperation into over twenty poetry collections, six novels,… View More »

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Flash Fiction

June 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Christopher Dehon

Flash fiction generally means a very brief story, told in only a few hundred words. How does a person tell a complete story in such a compressed form? How can… View More »

You’re Gonna Go Far: A Primer for the YA Author

June 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

The Girl on Fire, The Runner, and The Shadowhunter. All three are at the forefront of the Young Adult genre. What made them popular? Simply put, their authors constructed them… View More »

Gell Summer Intensive

July 08, 2017

In these one-day intensive workshops, students will immerse themselves in the study of their chosen genre with some of the area’s top writers and teachers. This intensive includes four hours… View More »