Resident advisors will work with students in and outside of class to support the goals of the workshop and all aspects of the participants' experiences.
Resident advisors are selected based on their expertise in creative writing and their maturity and experience.
Return to Residence Halls Thursday: WHY THERE ARE NO RULES IN FICTION WRITING 8- a.m. Read some recent examples of his work: Epithalamium, 1989 on the Barcelona Review, On Craft: Escaping the Paradigm on Superstition Review, and Mr. Kathryn Rhett, Gettysburg College Professor of English since 1997 and an award-winning memoirist and essayist, is a co-director of Young Writers Workshop.
In addition he has designed more than a half-dozen graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education writing programs, and has taught creative writing in Europe, Latin America, and across the United States.
In addition she has taught regularly at the Iowa Summer Writing Festival and on the MFA Program at Queens University of Charlotte and the Pan-European Low Residency MFA Program at Cedar Crest College. Nadine Meyer, Gettysburg College Professor of English since 2007, joins the Young Writers Workshop faculty as its resident poet.
Professor Rhett has published two prominent nonfiction books and numerous essays in venues such as the New York Times Sunday Magazine and Real Simple.
A fifth day will offer the students a chance to give and receive feedback on their written work.
Throughout the week, students will write creatively, share work in class, and get inspired not only by what is going on in the classroom, but through activities such as readings, films, field trips, and a special open microphone event for all participants. Return to Residence Halls Monday: PLAYING AROUND WITH POETRY 8- a.m.
Farewell Lunch with Presentation of Certificates p.m.
Return to Residence Halls Friday: THE WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE: GIVING AND GETTING HONEST AND FUN FEEDBACK 9-Noon Feed Back Session with Morning Break Noon- p.m.