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    Washington College Summer Conferences: Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference

    Washington College Summer Conferences: Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Writing
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    At the Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference, rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors will experience the thriving literary community at Washington College, and discover the many opportunities available to undergraduates here: internships and grants in publishing, writing, and editing; a host of student-run publications; and the chance to serve as editorial screeners on Cherry Tree, Washington College’s national literary journal.

    All conference participants will take intensive creative writing workshops in their choice of genre (poetry, fiction, or journalism), discuss literature at the college level with current English department faculty, attend professional readings, craft talks, and writing panels hosted by the Rose O’Neill Literary House, and take a workshop on how to write effective college admissions statements.