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Young Writers' Workshop

Join other students who are passionate about creative writing. Try your hand at different literary genres, such as poetry, short stories and personal narrative. Engage in process writing: Research, generate ideas, draft and revise. Spend class time working from writing prompts and reading texts from different genres and authors, and share your work in a literary showcase at the end of the session.

Who It’s For

This course is for incoming 6th to 8th graders who are passionate about creative writing and interested in developing their voice. It’s not for those who need remedial writing help, and all students should have a high level of English language proficiency.

Instructor

Matt Gano is a career author and creative writing instructor with over 15 years of teaching experience. He’s been a writer-in-residence for Seattle Arts & Lectures’ Writers in the Schools program and a traveling teaching artist for the Skagit River Poetry Foundation. Matt is also the author of "Suits for the Swarm," cofounder of the Seattle Youth Poet Laureate program and former director of Fremont Abbey Arts Center’s NEXT STAGE program.

More Information

This remote course is taught via Zoom video conferencing. Classes meet in real time and are not recorded. The instructor uses a blend of whole group discussion, small group/partner work and individual work time.

To participate, you should have access to a computer with a high-speed internet connection and a headset and webcam.

See the Policies section for details about registration policies and more.

Details

Jul 6–Jul 16, 2021

Sect. A-1
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location
Remote
Cost
$610
Refund Deadline
May 25, 2021
Waitlist

Jul 6–Jul 16, 2021

Sect. A-2
Day
Mon–Fri
Time
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Location
Remote
Cost
$610
Refund Deadline
June 1, 2021
Waitlist