Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Summer Writing Workshop for High School Students

In summer the song sings itself....--William Carlos Williams, "The Botticellian Trees"

The New York State Writers Institute is pleased to announce the 2009 New York State Summer Young Writers Institute for high school students, which will take place July 19-25, 2009 at Skidmore University in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Summer Young Writers Institute is a not-for-profit, New York State-funded summer program for gifted writers entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in September, 2009. The program, which offers workshops in poetry, prose and screenwriting, is open to both public and private school students who reside anywhere in New York State.

The New York State Summer Young Writers Institute permits student writers to interact with published writers, practice craft and meet other young writers from around the state.

Our website features an application, a brochure and a financial aid application.