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New York State Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York
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New York State Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore College
       
Website www.skidmore.edu/summerwriters/index.php
Year 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.
Number of 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
Sponsor's Calendar Link www.skidmore.edu/summerwriters/workshops.php
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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