New York State Summer Writers Institute

Saratoga Springs, New York, United States


Details
Jun 30 - Jul 25, 2014

Conference

TUITION / COST:Two-weeks: $1,420.00; Four-weeks: $2,840.00
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
See website for more details.

CONTACT: Christine Merrill
PHONE: 518-580-5593
EMAIL: summerwriters@skidmore.edu
WEBSITE: www.skidmore.edu/summer

Under the joint auspices of Skidmore College and the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany, the summer program is held on the campus of Skidmore College and will feature creative writing workshops in fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Students may enroll for two weeks (June 30-July 11 or July 14-25) or for the entire four-week session (June 30-July 25). The Institute offers courses for undergraduate and graduate credit and may be taken on a non-credit basis as well. An optional Manuscript Tutorial service is also available. A Writer-in-Residence reads entire student novels or extensive works in progress and meets with students on a tutorial basis. Monday through Friday evenings the program sponsors public readings by visiting and faculty writers followed by meet and greet receptions. Weekend programs for students and faculty include publishing symposia, student readings and social events. An extraordinary staff of distinguished writers, among them winners of such major honors as the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, will serve as Institute faculty members.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Poetry: Frank Bidart, Henri Cole, Rosanna Warren, Campbell McGrath, Peg Boyers

Fiction: Amy Hempel, Paul Harding, Rick Moody, Cristina Garcia, Howard Norman, Victoria Redel, Jim Shepard, Joanna Scott, Danzy Senna, Elizabeth Benedict, Adam Braver

Non-Fiction: Phillip Lopate, James Miller


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


Location

NY State Summer Writers Institute
Skidmore College
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs
New York, United States
12866-1632



New York State Summer Writers Institute

The New York State Writers Institute, established in 1984 by award-winning novelist William Kennedy at the University at Albany, SUNY, announces its 28th annual summer program to be held June 30 – July 25, 2014. Under the joint auspices of the Office of the Dean of Special Programs at Skidmore College and the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany, the summer program is held on the campus of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York and will feature creative writing workshops in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. An extraordinary staff of distinguished writers, among them winners of such major honors as the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, serve as Institute faculty members.