Held at the Midway Community Center, April 27-29, 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKER DEAN HUGHES – Friday, April 29 at 2 p.m.

Dean-HugheshighresDean Hughes has published more than ninety books. He writes for all ages: children, young adults and adults. He recently published Home and Away: And World War II Christmas Story.  He is best known for Children of the Promise and Hearts of the Children, a double series of historical novels about the World War II era and the 1960’s. He graduated with a BA from Weber State University and holds an MA in creative writing and a Ph.D. in Literature from the University of Washington. He spent the early years of his career as an English professor at Central Missouri State University but left to write full-time, which he did for seventeen years. He combined writing with teaching while at Brigham Young University from 1997 to 2002, and from 2005 to 2008.

He is married to Kathleen Hughes. They have three children and nine grandchildren and live in Midway, Utah.


Class Instructors and Editors are listed below.  Don’t forget to sign up for an editor!

Bring friends! Special prices when two or more register together.

If two of you sign up together, you’ll receive 5% off the full price. If three sign up, 10%, and if four register together, 15% off full price. Call 435-657-5007 for these special prices.

Instructors: Click on the pictures below to get more information about the teacher. You’ll have an opportunity to register on the second page.

Editors: In addition to signing up for a class instructor, you can sign up for a one-on-one 15-minute interview with an editor.

Comments from attendees at the 2015 Writers’ Workshop (formerly Solstice):

  • “I loved my time with the Workshop!  The faculty was awesome and so helpful.”
  •  “I’ll definitely come again.  Well worth my time.”
  • “[The Workshop] was certainly educational, but it was also highly entertaining.”
  • “[Solstice] was more fun than a birthday party where you get everything you want!”

We’re anxious to meet you!