Posted on April 15, 2014
educational offerings: a week-long writing intensive with New York-based
journalist and writer Whitney Wimbish.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
–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.