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  • Workshop
  • Online: Zoom
  • Teen (13–18)
  • YAWP/Teen
  • 1 Week

Week of Advanced Creative Writing for Teens

No Longer Enrolling

  • $475.00 Non-Member
  • $450.00 Member

Class Description

Serious writers want to push their work from good to great. If you’ve taken one or more GrubStreet classes already and want to refine, revise, and push your work to the next level, then this class if for you.

Each student should come prepared with one story draft (fiction or nonfiction) and perhaps two or three other pieces in various states of completion. This class will focus on expanding current pieces, experimenting with form and approaches, and workshopping pieces in small and big ways. This class also includes a writing day where students will work on revision, conduct peer-to-peer workshop, and meet with the instructor for one-on-one coaching sessions.

By the end of this class, students will have a stronger vision for what it means to have “publication ready” work, and clear plan of action in how to get their own pieces closer to that state. Writing notebooks will be available, but feel free to bring your own. Feel free to bring a laptop/tablet, but it is not required in the least. For writers age 13 - 18 ONLY.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

GrubStreet is happy to be able to offer a limited number of full scholarships for our teen writing camps. To apply for a scholarship, please click the "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" link above, and complete the online form describing why you want to take the teen writing camp and detailing your financial need. Please wait to hear from our Scholarship commiittee before registering for the class, as scholarships cannot be applied retroactively. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Wednesday, August 9th at 5pm.

*If you are registering on behalf of your teen, add their email information in the “For a Friend or Child?” field on the right-hand side of the screen before you check out. This will send them a direct link and reminder to create their own profile with GrubStreet.

(After adding the class to your cart, click "Checkout" and click “Add” next to “For a Friend or Child?” on the right-hand side to fill in their email. This is an easy way of linking the class to your child and encourages them to create their own account.)

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. Please visit the Resources tab to access the video-conference link.

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!