Summer Writing Workshop at Mindport!

We are excited to announce a new addition to our summertime
educational offerings: a week-long writing intensive with New York-based
journalist and writer Whitney Wimbish.
This workshop is a chance for six women to
practice the kind of work done in creative writing MFA programs in an
encouraging and safe environment. Each student will write and polish a work of
original prose and help their fellow writers to do the same. The class will
include writing-workshop-style critiques in which students give and receive
feedback – a component of virtually all creative writing academic programs
across the country.
The class will be held at Mindport July 7 – July 11, from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Writers will present their projects at a public
reading on Saturday, July 12, which will be followed by a reception.  Cost is $15-$60, sliding scale.  

To apply, please respond briefly to the following by June 15.  E-mail responses to workshop leader Whitney Wimbish at whitneyck@gmail.com.  


Why would you benefit from a writing workshop? 
-What would you contribute to a writing workshop group? 
-Please briefly describe the piece you plan to work on.  The piece could be a first-person essay, fictional short story, a chapter of a novel in progress, a critical essay, or an experimental work that combines many genres, to a name a few possibilities.  
-Please briefly include any additional thoughts you’d like to share. 
-Please state if you need financial assistance.

Applicants will be notified of placement by June 18th.