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    Hamline Young Writers Workshop: A Creative Writing Day Camp for Ages 15-18

    The Hamline Young Writers Workshop is a chance for high school students who are passionate about creative writing to explore the craft, prepare for college, connect with other young writers in the Twin Cities, and work closely with Hamline Creative Writing faculty and published authors. 

    Our new schedule for 2015 provides four extended days on our beautiful St. Paul campus, during which students will:

    • Receive in-depth instruction/time with a published author in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or writing the college essay each day.
    • Participate in afternoon elective courses in specific creative writing topics or college essay preparedness.
    • Explore our "Literary Twin Cities" on a field-trip.
    • Strengthen their sense of literary study and career paths through a panel discussion with published authors.
    • Inspire their confidence as writers through a concluding community reading.

    Upcoming Workshop

    June 15-18, 201510 am - 6 pm 


    Cost for the camp is $400. A $100 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Tuition balance is due May 15. You will be sent a separate confirmation email regarding this payment after registration closes.

    Financial Assistance

    Funding for financial assistance is provided by the College of Liberal Arts of Hamline University. Deadline for Financial Aid Application is May 1. Applicants for financial assistance will be notified of decisions and funding available no later than May 10. 


    Registration is completed online -- link coming soon. Please register before applying for financial assistance. Additional correspondence will be via email (valid email address required). REGISTER BY APRIL 15, 2015.