The Mojave School


How Much Does the Mojave School Cost?
The Mojave School is completely free.

What Should I Bring?
Students should bring writing utensils and their imaginations. Books, notebooks, handouts, exercises, and all other materials will be provided.

Who Are the Faculty?
Claire Vaye Watkins is the author of Battleborn, a collection of short stories about Nevada. Claire grew up in Pahrump and graduated from PVHS in 2002. She went on to study creative writing at the University of Nevada Reno.

Derek Palacio is the author of How to Shake the Other Man. His stories and poems have been published in The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review and the O. Henry Prize Stories. Derek grew up in Greenland, New Hampshire.

Derek and Claire are both professors of creative writing.