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The University of Virginia's Workshop for Young Writers

Categories: Writing - All Genre, Travel / Touring

Ages: 14-18

Gender: Co-Ed

Type: Overnight/Residential


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Work with published writers, live on the University of Virginia campus, and join a visionary teen artist’s community. At this camp, take your writing where it’s never been before. Read More!

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TheDragonflyTamerThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 1 at 11:41 am
I attended the three-week program in 2013 and it was a truly amazing experience. Not only did my writing quality increase dramatically, but I also made great friends. I have stories and experiences from YWW that I'll never forget and never stop talking about.
 
Cello_girllll This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 15, 2012 at 4:07 pm
I'm actually attending this program right now, in a fiction workshop, and it is literally the best experience of my life! The people are wonderful, the instructors are amazing writers, and my writing has gotten SO MUCH BETTER! I would reccomend this for ANYONE!!!
 

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THE YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP summer camp of the University of Virginia, established in 1982 as the nation’s flagship program for teen writers, enters its third decade of bringing together a community of writers from across the country and beyond its borders with a common purpose: to create a supportive, non-competitive environment where teenage writers can live and work together as artists. The faculty of authors and residential staff bring professional experience to the development of new talent. In partnership with nearby Sweet Briar College and its idyllic setting, the Young Writers Workshop has achieved a long-desired goal: to welcome its participants to a retreat space where writers can commune with each other, immerse themselves in creative activity, and fuel their imaginations through an innovative arts program.

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