Summer Writing Programs (grades 6-12)

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UNC Asheville's summer writing program returns this year with week-long sessions in June and July for rising 6th-8th graders ("All Things Writing") and rising 9th-12th graders ("Write Now"). The programs offer each participating student experience in different aspects of writing under the tutelage of Asheville's finest writing instructors. Students will also participate in workshops featuring guest speakers who will address special writing-related topics such as The College Application Essay, Writing for Newspapers, Brainstorming Ideas, Careers in Writing, and more.

Click on the links below for information about each program.

Please contact Nancy Williams with any questions at 828.250.2353 or nwilliam@unca.edu.

All Things Writing (for rising 6th-8th graders)

This summer, we are offering two sessions of All Things Writing, UNC Asheville's creative writing summer program for middle school students. Each session will allow students to write, share, and discuss their work, as well as learn exciting new ways to look at their work and other written works.

  • Session I: June 19 -23, 10am - 4pm (with early drop-off option from 9am - 10 am)
  • Session II: July 17 -21, 10am - 4pm (with early drop-off option from 9am - 10 am)

Cost

The cost for All Things Writing is $265 and includes all materials, as well as refreshments during breaks. Students will need to bring their own lunch each day.

Registration

To register for All Things Writing, please download the 2017 All Things Writing registration form and mail it in with your payment.

 

Write Now (for rising 9th-12th graders)

This summer, we are offering two sessions of Write Now, UNC Asheville's creative writing summer program for high school students. During each week-long session, students will be able to write, share, and discuss their own work with other area students, culminating in a reading at the end of the week.

  • Session I: June 19 - 23, 10am - 4pm (with early drop-off option from 9am - 10 am)
  • Session II: July 17 - 21, 10am - 4pm (with early drop-off option from 9am - 10 am)

Our instructors are the best of the best from the Great Smokies Writing Program and UNC Asheville faculty. In addition to the daily writing courses, we feature special presentations on writing by a variety of guest speakers, including professional writers in a variety of writing careers, representatives from our admissions and career services offices to talk about college essay writing, and test preparation professionals to work on prepping for the verbal sections of the SAT.

Cost

The cost for Write Now is $265 and includes all materials, as well as refreshments during breaks. Students will need to bring their own lunch each day.

Registration

To register for Write Now, please download the 2017 Write Now Registration Form and mail it in with your payment.