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Pam Houston

Pam Houston

Pam Houston
is the author of five books of fiction and nonfiction including Cowboys Are My Weakness and Contents May Have Shifted. She is the director of creative writing at UC Davis and lives in Colorado near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.

Writers' Camp

Jun 23 - 28, 2019 Begins in 9 months
with Samantha Dunn Camp, Lidia Yuknavitch, Pam Houston, Steve Almond & Lynell George

Writers take over the entire Esalen campus during this annual workshop. A tradition begun by best-selling author Cheryl Strayed, Writers' Camp leaders Pam Houston and Samantha Dunn bring together nationally known authors and participants at all levels of writing expertise, who together create a supportive, creative, informative, and inspiring week that's designed to ignite – and re-ignite – your passion for the stories you have to tell.

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