New York State Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore College
Established
1984
Program Description
M-W-F: 1pm-4pm workshops. T-TH: Q & A's with visiting writers. M-F evenings: readings & presentations by visiting and staff writers. S-SU: symposia & student readings. Extra Manuscript Tutorials in fiction novels, & book-length non-fiction and poetry.
Programs/Year
1 Summer Institute
Program Length
Select between 2 or 4 wks
Group Size or S:T Ratio
approx. 16/workshop
Program Focus
Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Non-fiction
Faculty
Danzy Senna, Amy Hempel, Adam Haslett, Joanna Scott, Claire Messud, Phillip Lopate, Campbell McGrath, Vijay Seshadri, Carol Muske-Dukes, Rosanna Warren, Victoria Redel, Garth Greenwell, Rick Moody, Jonathan Dee, Peg Boyers, Henri Cole and others.
Costs
Tuition: 2 weeks $1,630 ; 4 weeks $3,260. On campus room & board option available: 2 weeks $896; 4 weeks $1,792. Extra Manuscript Tutorial $500.
U.S. Locations
Saratoga Springs, New York
Months
July
Contact
Christine Merrill
Coordinator NY State Summer Writers Institute
Skidmore College
Special Programs Office, 815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632
United States
Phone: 518-580-5593
Fax: 518-584-5548
E-Mail:
Robert Boyers, Director, New York State Summer Writers Institute. Email: rboyers@skidmore.edu
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