July 9-22

During this two-week program, Creative Writing students develop their skills in poetry and fiction through:

► Daily workshops led by published authors
► Constructive and supportive critique
► Broadening their knowledge of contemporary writers
Reading materials to expand their critical vocabulary
► Presenting their work in a public reading

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How To Apply & Audition

Students apply in 9th grade to attend in the summer following 9th grade. An online application process, which includes demographic and arts information, must be completed to be considered for admission. The online application portal will be used to request recommendations and upload other required materials.

Creative Writing applicants are required to upload a writing portfolio to the application portal. Select applicants will be asked to submit a short audition interview video.

View the Writing Portfolio Guidelines

View the Interview Video Guidelines

Check out our Suggested Reading List


Creative Writing students in class
Students in class
a student reading a book