Teen Creative Writing Residency at Atlantic Center for the Arts
July 13 through July 26, 2008
Application Deadline: Postmark April 4, 2008
Atlantic Center for the Arts’ your word: Teen Creative Writing Residency offers 21 participants from around the country an extraordinary opportunity to explore and expand the power of their individual voices through writing workshops. In this one-of-kind, multi-genre summer writing residency, 9th through 12th grade writers will participate in workshops and be mentored by distinguished authors in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction/memoir.
Master Writers-in-Residence are Thomas Sayers Ellis (Poetry), Maggie Estep(Fiction), and Terese Svoboda (Creative Nonfiction/Memoir). Poet John Murillo is the 2008 your word Fellowship recipient.