Free Writing Workshops for Young Women Writers at The Carnegie Center

Free Writing Workshops for Young Women Writers at The Carnegie Center

The Carnegie Center, located in Lexington, Kentucky, is taking applications for the 2016 Young Women Writers Program, a series of free writing workshops geared toward youth interested in expressing themselves through writing. A committee will choose 6 promising writers in grades nine to twelve to participate in six 4-hour workshops.

February 13: Magical Realism with Sarah Combs

February 20: Creative Nonfiction with Journey McAndrews

February 27: Fantasy with Gwenda Bond

March 5: Spellbinding:The Art of Performance with Bianca Spriggs

March 12: TBA

March 19: Poetry with Kate Hadfield

Writers with professional literary backgrounds will teach the participants how to express themselves through different genres such as sci-fi, young adult fiction, and creative nonfiction. Participants will also master the methods of giving a successful public reading, as well as learn about different careers in writing and publishing.

Deadline for applications is January 8, 2016. Download an application here.

The Carnegie Center

The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
251 West Second Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
P:(859) 254-4175 / F:(859) 281-1151

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