Ivy Hall Young Writers Workshop call for applicants
179 Ponce de Leon Ave.
SCAD and the SCAD Writing Center at Ivy Hall invite Atlanta-area high school students to participate in a three-day workshop for budding writers, Wednesday, July 24, through Friday, July 26.
Developed and taught by the outstanding faculty in the SCAD writing department, the Ivy Hall Young Writers Workshop is designed to help rising juniors and seniors develop their skills as creative, descriptive writers. Workshops focus on a range of genres including fiction, creative nonfiction and writing for new media. The work of selected students is featured on the SCAD writing department’s online blog.
Atlanta-area high school students entering the 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2013 are invited to apply for admission to the workshop. Fifteen students will be selected based on the strength of their applications and writing samples.
The workshop concludes with student readings at a celebratory reception for faculty, family and friends the afternoon of Friday, July 26.
Laptop computers are available for student use.
Applicants should mail a completed application and a writing sample (no more than eight pages, double-spaced, in any prose genre) to:
Catherine Ramsdell, Ph.D.
Ivy Hall Young Writers Workshop
P.O. Box 77300
Atlanta, GA 30357
Application deadline: Thursday, June 20
Notification of acceptance to the program will be made by Tuesday, July 2.
The workshop fee ($100) should be received by Wednesday, July 17. Financial assistance may be available for qualifying students. Visit the Young Writers Workshop website or call 404.253.6092 for more information.