WEB

WIDE

WORLD

JUNE 6-11, 2021

YOUNG

WRITERS'

WORKSHOP

 ONLINE

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WHO

High School students (incoming Fall 2021 Freshmen through outgoing Spring 2021 Seniors ages 14-18 as of June 2021) who have a sincere interest in creative writing. 

Is that you? It might be you. If so, keep reading.

WHR

WHR

Though the workshop has taken place in Tennessee spots like Martin, Lebanon and Harrogate, this year, as it was in 2020, it'll be online.

Links and the like will be sent to participants who will join faculty and other young writers in real time on the internet.

$

The cost to attend this year's (online) workshop will be zero dollars. 

Should you or someone you know like to join folks who give money to support this program, great!  Donations can be sent here

We'll  be meeting via Zoom. 

This'll require a computer with a steady-ish network connection. 

If you do not have access to internet and/or a workable device please let us know and we'll see what we can do!

 

NET

Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN, near the borders of  Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky. All classes take place at the university  and students stay in dorms on campus.

NUM

The maximum number of students to teacher at the workshop is 12:1.

 

This ensures that all students receive personal attention and instruction from the Workshop’s exceptional faculty and staff.

 

 

$450 for the entire week. Includes room and board, all class materials, Workshop T-shirt, and class instruction.

Partial and full need-based scholarships are available. Please see HOW TO APPLY for more information. 

DAY

This is subject to change but something like: 

9:00-11:30 a.m.

Warm Up & Morning class

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Afternoon class

3:00-4:00 p.m

(Optional) Office hours


7:00 p.m.

Evening Program/activities

(all times CST)

FAC

2021 Faculty TBA! 2020's faculty included poets Jesse Graves, Ciona Rouse and Taria Person; and fiction writers Hilary Leichter, Jeremy Wilson and Sarah Pinsker. In addition to the faculty, special guests last year included a writer for Marvel comics, the head writer for the Onion, a songwriter, and a New York Times crossword puzzle maker.

HOW TO APPLY

All applications must include a recent writing sample (no more than 5,000 words). This may be a poem, short story, creative nonfiction essay, play, etc. This does not have to be something from school. 

THE APPLICATION

QUESTIONS

 

Contact

Patrick Shaffner

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

PLEASE APPLY ASAP!


//INITIAL DEADLINE

APRIL 20, 2021//

 

 

If having trouble viewing the application please email patrick@humtn.org