TENNESSEE

 

The Tennessee Young Writers' Workshop is a seven-day residential writing workshop providing creative young people the opportunity to explore the craft of writing.

 

Set in Martin, TN students will learn from professional writers of fiction, creative non-fiction, lyrics, and poetry.

 

Whether creative writing is your passion or you are looking to hone your writing skills, this workshop is for you. 

JUNE 9-15, 2019

WHO

Rising 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who have a sincere interest in creative writing. 

WHERE

In Martin, TN at UT Martin. All classes take place at the university  and students stay in dorms on campus.

*Depending on interest, transportation may be available from Nashville and/or Memphis.*

TUITION

$650 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. 

RES LIFE

Residential life at the TYWW is in supervised residence halls with Workshop counselors on the campus of UT Martin.

 

Roommate requests are honored when possible. 

 

Students have access to the university library and computer lab during the week.

 

When possible, recreational facilities are available to students on campus.

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.

ClASSES

The maximum student to teacher ratio at the TYWW is 12:1.

 

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

 

Students attend workshop classes in fiction, lyric writing, poetry, and more each day.  

$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. 

AGENDA

A typical day at the TYWW:


8:00 a.m. Breakfast 

9-11:30 a.m. Morning class

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1-3:00 p.m. Afternoon class

3-4:00 p.m: Office hours

5:00 p.m. Dinner


6:00 p.m. Program/activities

10:00 p.m. Dorm check

10:30 p.m. Lights out

FACULTY

COMING SOON!

HOW TO APPLY

WORKSHOP APPLICATIONS INCLUDE
 

A CURRENT WRITING SAMPLE

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. 

APPLYING FOR A SHOLARSHIP?

Scholarships are available to students who demonstrate financial need and writing merit. 

Students interested in a scholarship will need to upload 2 supporting documents to their applications:
 

1. A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM ENGLISH TEACHER

Please include a letter of recommendation written by applicant's English teacher. If the teacher prefers to send it separately, please have the letter emailed to patrick@humanitiestennessee.org or mailed to Humanities Tennessee | 807 Main Street Suite B | Nashville, TN 37206.

2. A COPY OF THE FAMILY'S MOST RECENT 1040 TAX FORM

Please include a copy of the family’s most recently filed 1040 statement that claims the applicant as a dependent. If no 1040 is required by the IRS, then a statement which shows the family's financial standing may be attached.

 

Scholarship applicants do not need to send a deposit. Students will be notified of their scholarship status by early-June. Scholarship assistance varies from $100 to $650.

DEADLINE

 

March 15, 2019

ALL APPLICATIONS DUE

QUESTIONS

 

Contact

Patrick Shaffner

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