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Writing/Reading Resources

Writing/Reading Resources

June Weeklong Classes for Teens

Our Teen Summer Writing Classes give writers aged 13 - 18 the opportunity to explore all different types of genres, topics, and styles of creative writing in the company of other teens who love words – written or spoken.

Our weeklong classes take place Mondays through Fridays from 10:30am - 3:30pm (ET) in-person at our beautiful center for creative writing located in Boston's Seaport and online via Zoom, so you can join the YAWP summer experience however you want.

Click here for more information.

Teen Classes the Week of June 24th - 28th

June Week of Creative Writing

Instructor: Serena Arora
In-Person: Center for Creative Writing

This class welcomes writers of every genre and skill set: from lyric writers and essayists, to the active reader who daydreams in plot and imagery. Come ready to experiment, play, and make something new! Students will leave class with a toolbox full of ideas, beginnings, and some drafts to keep their work moving forward. Register here.

Week of Worldbuilding and Speculative Fiction

Instructor: Kira Wilson Cook
Online: Zoom

Bring your Space Captain Aunties and Spell-casting Cousins, this week we're exploring all things speculative fiction, including sci-fi, fantasy, dystopia, horror and mystery. Students will leave with new tools for crafting their speculative worlds, a greater understanding of the genre, and drafts which reflect growth and experimentation. Register here.

Poetry to Save Your Life (And Improve Your Writing)

Instructor: Mary Walsh
Online: Zoom

In this dynamic class we will write poetry to reveal truths and secrets; we will write fears and longing; and we will inspire imagination and joy. This workshop is for students who wish to develop their skills and art with an eye to becoming practicing poets, in addition to writers who want to get in on the magic of poetry and apply new skills to their own work. Register here.

As always, scholarships are available for every single class above and are super easy to apply for.

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