FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BEVERLY, Mass. – Students who will be entering grades 9-12 in the fall and who are interested in creative writing are encouraged to apply for this summer workshop:
Third Annual Young Writers Workshop
Thursday, June 27 & Friday, June 28
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
376 Hale St.
Beverly, MA 01915
The workshop will feature sessions on poetry, fiction, screenwriting, playwriting, humor writing, and young adult writing. Participants will work closely with esteemed Endicott faculty members Charlotte Gordon, National Book Critics Circle award-winner for her Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley; Elizabeth Winthrop, author of four novels, including The Mercy Seat, which was ranked as the best novel of 2018 by the BBC; Dan Sklar, a widely-published poet and playwright that has twice won Endicott’s Excellence in Teaching Award; Laurie Stolarz, best-selling young adult author behind the Blue is for Nightmare series, among others; and Alena Dillon, author of the forthcoming HarperCollins book Mercy House. Alex Davis, who teaches improvisational comedy at Endicott, will also offer an “improv for writers” session.
“This is an outstanding and unique opportunity for young writers to hone their skills with distinguished and supportive faculty on our seaside campus,” says Mark Herlihy, associate dean of Endicott’s School of Arts & Sciences and chair of humanities.
Registration is available online at endicottyoungwritersworkshop2019.eventbrite.com. The $175 registration fee includes all activities, lunch and snacks for each day, and a T-shirt.
About Endicott College
Endicott College offers doctorate, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degree programs at its campus on the scenic coast of Beverly, Mass., with additional sites in Boston, online, and at U.S. and international locations. Endicott remains true to its founding principle of integrating professional and liberal arts education with internship opportunities across disciplines. For more, visit endicott.edu.