Writing Programs & Workshops

These programs are for students interested in learning new ways to improve their writing skills. They also provide the student with an opportunity to sample life on a college campus, and to meet other students with similar interests and academic ability. Please see the brochure located in the English Dept. office, A320 for more information. Deadline for application is May 4, 2007. You may visit www.alfred.edu/summer to obtain the application and to find out more about the program.

Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference June 27-July 10, 2010

  • Workshops in playwriting, fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction
  • Visit website www.sewanee.edu/ywc


Fir Acres Workshop in Writing and Thinking

Fir Acres collaboratively explores the relationship between writing, thinking, and learning, and come to understand writing as a liberal art. Participants leave with a deeper understanding of themselves and their world, and a better preparation for the rigors of a college education. Refer students to the Contest Info binder in the English Dept. for more info. More info also can be found at www.lclark.edu/org/firacres or call 503-768-7200.

Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop at Hollins University. Discover your potential as a creative weriter. (540)362-6229, or visit www. hollins.edu/tmww

The Writer's Center

Youth Workshops in Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Composition, Essay Writing, and Creative Writing:
Composition for High School
Teen Writing Workshop
Contact the Writer's Center at 4508 Walsh Street, Chevy Chase, MD or at 301-654-8664 for more information and registration forms

Link to Writer's Center http://www.writer.org