Young and Teen Writers Workshops

Take a journey into the world of creative writing. These two-week summer afternoon workshops are for children and teens ages 9-19.

Sponsored by the English Department within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and held on NC State University's campus, the Young and Teen Writers Workshops have been serving the community for over 32 years.


Early Bird discounted registration for the 2018 workshops is now open. 

The Young Writers Workshop accepts applications from creative writers entering 4th through 8th grades. The 2018 YWW will meet weekday afternoons, July 9-20.

The Teen Writers Workshop accepts applications from creative writers entering 9th grade through rising college freshmen. The 2018 TWW will meet weekday afternoons, July 23-August 3.

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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