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Step Write Up is an intensive, week-long workshop for intellectually curious, motivated young writers in grades 7-11. Our goal is to help students develop their creative abilities to become better and more insightful writers.
Working with published authors, poets, and screenwriters, students will have learning opportunities for writing, sharing, brainstorming, drafting, revising, and publishing. Each session will have limited enrollment to ensure ongoing individual attention.

Institute Sessions
The Creative Writing Institute will meet in three sessions in July. Participants choose which session they would like to attend:

Session 1: July 12-16, 2010
Session 2: July 19-23, 2010
Session 3: July 26-30, 2010
Nancy Luchene
EDUCATION CONNECTION
355 Goshen Road • P.O. Box 909
Litchfield, CT 06759-0909
Phone: 860.567.0863 x116
Fax: 860.567.3381
Email: luchene@educationconnection.org

Dates: Monday through Friday
Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Fee: $175 (register before May 1st)
$200 (register after May 1st)

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Kenyon College, in Gambier, Ohio, is renown for its writing program. Their literary journal, The Kenyon Review, one of the country’s preeminent literary journals, sponsors a camp every summer for young writers ages 16-18.

Young Writers is an intensive two-week workshop for intellectually curious, motivated high-school students who value writing. Their goal is to help students develop their creative and critical abilities with language—to become better, more productive writers and more insightful thinkers. For more than eighteen years, Young Writers has provided a lively, supportive environment where students can stretch their talents, discover new strengths, and challenge themselves in the company of peers who share their interests.

If you’re wondering about majoring in a writing-related major in college (English, Journalism, Comparative Literature, etc.) attending a camp such as this is a good way to check out a college and what the courses in the major would be like.

Applications to The Kenyon Review Young Writers camps for 2010  will be available in January.  In the meantime, check out the website.

The Kenyon College website.

Enter the Patricia Grodd Poetry Contest for a chance to win a full scholarship to the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop.

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