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Young and Teen Writers Workshops

Take a journey into the world of creative writing! 

The Young and Teen Writers Workshops have been serving the community for over 34 years. This nonprofit arts program is sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State University.


Registration is now open. Click on the links below to start your application!

COVID-19 UPDATE: Applications are still being accepted for Summer 2020, but will be delayed as we await confirmation for clearance. Please check back soon if you wish to register for the new Young Writers Workshop ONLINE. 

The Young Writers Workshop accepts applications from creative writers entering 4th through 8th grades. The 2020 YWW will meet weekday afternoons, July 6-17.

The Teen Writers Workshop accepts applications from creative writers entering 9th grade through rising college freshmen. The 2020 TWW will meet weekday afternoons, July 20-July 31.

NC State Young Writers Workshop is one of the oldest workshops for young writers in the nation and remains one of the most affordable options for academic programs. We offer generous financial aid packages as well.  

For more information or questions about the workshops, contact the director:

Dr. William K. Lawrence                                                                     
Email: wklawren@ncsu.edu

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