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Online Summer Workshops for Teen Writers

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The Young Writers Workshops — sponsored by Stony Brook Southampton’s Creative Writing MFA and the Young Artists and Writers Project (YAWP) — mentor young people in the development of creative expression and critical thinking through writing. The workshops pair seasoned writing instructors and adult writers with students, ages 13-18, in fiction, essay, poetry and scriptwriting. All workshops are held online via Zoom.

Yawp logoStudent work is eligible for publication in the EZine sponsored and curated through the MFA program and YAWP.

The Young Writers Creative Writing Workshops
Offered: July 8-12, July 22-26, or July 29-August 2 from 10 am-3 pm
Student writers explore fiction, poetry, dialogue and personal essay. By week’s end, students have several pieces of completed work to submit or publish, and participate in a reading of their work to be showcased online.
Cost: $295

The Young Writers Scriptwriting Workshops
Offered: July 15-19 from 10 am-3 pm
Each student will create a short, two-character script for stage or screen. The final day is devoted to a rehearsed reading of students’ work to be showcased online.
Cost: $295

Sign up online; faculty/staff can use the discount code “SUNY” for 20 percent off.

For more information, contact William Chandler at william.chandler@stonybrook.edu.

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