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The 2014 Youth Writing Academy

The 2013 Summer YWA was a great success, and we look forward to seeing you in 2014. See below for our camp offerings.

All sessions are from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(early drop off at 8:30 a.m. and late pick up at 1:30 p.m.)

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Teen Writers Studio (High School)  June 2 – 6, 2014

Writer and English professor Aaron Levy will lead a master class for serious teen writers interested in sharpening their skills and receiving impartial commentary on their writing (all genres). Participants create a digital anthology and explore publication opportunities. $200 – Register by May 1st and pay $175

Creative Writing (Middle School and High School)  July 7 – 11, 2014

Explore your talents through fiction, poetry, and memoir. Write with style and voice in a supportive environment. Sessions are grouped by MS and HS. $175 – Register by May 1st and pay $160

Write from the Beginning (High School – 9th/10th grades)  July 14 – 18, 2014

For rising 9th and 10th graders preparing for the challenges of academic writing in AP and Honors courses. Focus on structure and language through creative digital storytelling techniques while you workshop a personal essay. $175 – Register by May 1st and pay $160

Young Authors Camp (Elementary School – 4th/5th grades)  July 14 – 18, 2014

Explore writing through fun activities for rising 4th and 5th graders. This camp meets Monday – Thursday at Bells Ferry Elementary with a writing celebration on Friday on the KSU campus. $175 – Register by May 1st and pay $160



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Call the KMWP office at 678-797-2170 if you have questions or email Mary Stillerman, YWA director, at



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