WALLOWA LAKE Most of Summer Fishtrap Workshops faculty members are giving free readings in Bailey Lodge at Wallowa Lake Camp and Retreat this week at 7:30 p.m., Monday though Thursday.
The line-up is Monday, July 9, Luis Alberto Urrea, Teresa Jordan and Myrlin Hepworth; Tuesday, July 10, Marjorie Sandor, Hal Cannon, Jane Vandenburgh; Wednesday, July 11, Kim Stafford, Luci Tapahonso and Karen Fisher; and Thursday, July 12, Jamie Ford and Kirsten Rian.
For more information about these writers, visit www.fishtrap.com.
While participants from around the region have already filled most Fishtrap workshop and weekend Gathering slots, tickets may still be available at the door for two big Fishtrap events for $25 each. Come early to see about late admission tickets.
One is for the keynote to be delivered at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 13, by David James Duncan, a fly fisherman and the author of the novels The River Why and The Brothers K, among other writings.
The other is for the 7:30 p.m. Saturday program, which will feature Fishtrap Live entertainment by Fishtrap family and friends, including songwriter Hal Cannon, to celebrate 25 years of Fishtraps promotion of Clear Thinking and Good Writing. Others who will help with the celebration will be Rich Wandschneider, Luis Alberto Urrea, Sara Miller, Mike Hale, Pam Royes, Kim Stafford, Teresa Jordan and Ann Whitfield Powers.
The theme of the 25th annual Summer Fishtrap, which begins with Monday evenings free reading and ends with Sunday morning activities, is Catch and Release.
All of the Fishtrap staff is expected to be at Wallowa Lake this week so the Enterprise office will be closed.