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Young Writers Online Summer Workshops

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Yawp logoThe Young Writers Workshops, sponsored by Stony Brook Southampton’s Creative Writing MFA and the Young Artists and Writers Project (YAWP), will be held online this summer.

The workshops are dedicated to mentoring young people in the development of creative expression and critical thinking through writing, pairing seasoned writing instructors and adult writers with students, ages 13-18, in fiction, essay, poetry and scriptwriting.

Student work is eligible for publication in the EZine sponsored and curated through the MFA program and YAWP. All workshops will be conducted via Zoom.


July 5-9, August 2-6 or August 9-13
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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


July 12-16
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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

Enroll with the faculty/staff discount code “SUNY” for 20% off!

To sign up, visit the YAWP website. For more information, contact William Chandler at


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