Winter 2014 Wkshp Schedule

January 8 – 12, 2014 – at Abigail’s home in Woodstock, NY

Schedule details may change as we plan, but this is the basic framework:

Wednesday January 8,

4:00 pm Gather at Twin Gables Inn for orientation with Abigail and Bar
5:00 reception at Twin Gables
6:00 dinner at Abby’s catered by Connie’s Cookery
7:00 group discussion, orientation, and writing exercises for the following morning

Thursday January 9

7:30 – 8:15 am Breakfast for students staying at Twin Gables Inn
8:30 prompt. Shuttles depart for Abby’s house.
8:45 Gather for announcements at Abby’s house
9:00 – 12:00 Workshops with Abby and Bar
12:30 Lunch at Abby’s
1:30 – 3:00 free time for writing or rest
3:00 – 4:00 Group discussion led by Abby and Bar.
4:15 student readings for the group
6:00 Dinner at Abby’s
7:30 Shuttles back to Twin Gables

Friday January 10

7:30 – 8:15 am Breakfast at Twin Gables Inn
8:30 prompt. Shuttles depart for Abby’s from Twin Gables
8:45 group announcements
9 – noon Workshops with Abby and Bar
12:30 Lunch
3:00 – 4:00 Group lecture/discussion with Abby and Bar
4:15 Student readings at Abby’s
6:00 Dinner at Abby’s
7:30 Public Reading and Performance with Abby and Bar at Photosensualis

Saturday January 11

7:30 – 8:15 am breakfast at Twin Gables
8:30 prompt. Shuttles from Twin Gables to Abby’s
8:45 Group announcements
9:00 to noon Workshops
12:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 free time for writing, rest and preparation
4:00 Public reading for Students at Twin Gables
5:45 Dinner at Cucina’s. Cash bar, students will buy their own dinner.
8:00 Shuttle back to Twin Gables 

Sunday January 12

7:30 – 8:15 am Breakfast at Twin Gables
8:30 prompt. Shuttle to Abby’s
8:45 Group announcements
9:00 – 11:00 Final workshops
11:15 Brunch
12:30 departure shuttles from Abby’s and Twin Gables

Twin Gables, Photosensualis, and Cucina Restaurant are all within fairly easy walking distance from one another. Abby’s house is a mile-plus west of town and is not a safe walk due to traffic. Shuttles will leave promptly from Twin Gables at 8:30 each morning. Please arrive at least 5 minutes earlier. Drivers will be instructed to leave on time, so you will need to call a cab if you miss the shuttle. Please don’t! Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions, write us at: