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Yale Writers’ Conference

June 4-14, 2016 and June 16-19, 2016 • New Haven, Connecticut

The Yale Writers' Conference is an intensive program intended for committed writers at all levels of experience. Faculty are authors of national and international standing, including Amy Bloom, Michael Cunningham, Lev Grossman, Claudia Rankine, Edmund White, MG Lord, Sarah Darer Littman, Kirsten Bakis, Je Banach, Sybil Baker, Marc Fitten, Trey Ellis, and more. Facilities are Yale University's campus.

Workshops consist of no more than twelve writers led by a well-known author. Their primary purpose is discussion of student writing with multiple pieces covered each day and every participant reviewed by the end of the program.

Individual manuscript consultations: Each student is guaranteed an hour-long one-on-one meeting with his/her workshop leader, who will offer specific criticism of a work in progress and general advice.

Resident and visiting faculty offer afternoon discussions on a range of topics, technical and otherwise.

Every writer has an opportunity to take part in a master class led by a member of the visiting faculty.

Students have the opportunity to read their work to the entire group during a series of afternoon readings. Faculty will also read from and discuss their work.

The program concludes with a full day of panel discussions and meetings with agents, editors, and publishers.

Program Focus includes: Fiction, Novel, Memoir, Creative Non-fiction, Poetry, Playwriting, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Screenwriting, Writing for TV, Young Adult, Biography, and Historical Fiction.

For more information telephone 203-432-2430, e-mail summer.session@yale.edu, or visit http://www.summer.yale.edu/ywc?utm_source=shawguides&utm_medium=sponsoredlisting&utm_campaign=YWC2016

About Us
Established
2012
Program Description
Writers' conference that includes workshops, individual manuscript conferences, master classes, craft talks, student & faculty readings.
Upcoming Events

Jun 4 - 14, 2016
Venue: Session I, New Haven, CT


Jun 16 - 19, 2016
Venue: Session II, New Haven, CT

Programs/Year
2
Program Length
11 days and 4 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
12:1
Program Focus
Autobiography/Memoir, Children's, Fiction, Non-fiction, Playwriting, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Screenwriting, Young Adult
Faculty
Visiting Faculty: Amy Bloom, Michael Cunningham, Lev Grossman, Claudia Rankine, Edmund White, MG Lord, Sarah Darer Littman Resident Faculty: Kirsten Bakis, Je Banach, Sybil Baker, Marc Fitten, Trey Ellis, and more. Director: Terence Hawkins
Costs
June 4-14: TBD includes lodging & meals; TBD, tuition and meals only. June 16-19: TBD all inclusive; TBD tuition and meals only. Both sessions: TBD all-inclusive; TBD tuition and meals only.
U.S. Locations
New Haven, Connecticut
Months
June
Contact
Meg Palladino
Program Director
Yale University
United States
Phone: 203-432-2430
Fax: 203-432-2434
E-Mail:
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