Teen Writing Workshops

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Date(s) - 03/01//2014 - 04/28//2014
All Day


The Hurston Wright Foundation seeks teens aged 15 to 18 who want to improve their skills in creative and academic writing.  Participants will meet local published authors, and publish in an online journal.  Teens can sign up for up to 2 workshops.  From July 14 to 18 (9 am to noon): Fiction Techniques led by Melanie Hatter or English Composition led by Koye Oyedji.  From July 21 to 25 (9am to noon): Poetry led by Derrick Weston Brown or The College Admission Essay led by Abdul Ali. A parent or guardian must complete the online application with the teen’s writing sample.  Class size is limited to 12.  Tuition: $290.  Application fee: $20.  Some financial aid available. Deadline for applications: April 28.