Take part in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry workshops and literary salons with renowned faculty members, visit legendary literary venues, and meet authors, editors, and agents at the center of the contemporary American literary scene. Undergraduates can earn 6 credits in three intensive weeks. The Summer Writers Colony is also open to noncredit students.
2012 Workshop Faculty: Kathleen Ossip, Madge McKeithen, and Sharon Mesmer.
2012 Visiting Writers: Includes Pulitzer Prize winner Jorie Graham, New York Times Book Review Book of the Year author Chad Harbach, winner of the Believer Book Award Ben Lerner, National Book Award finalist Domingo Martinez, James Laughlin Award winning poet Brenda Shaughnessy, and Whiting Writers Award winner John Jeremiah Sullivan.
The Writing Program The New School has been a vital center for writing since 1931. Over decades of steady innovation, our writing/literature faculty has included many of America's most acclaimed poets, novelists, and nonfiction writers.
The program offers an MFA in creative writing with concentrations in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and writing for children, and also offers an extensive program of writing workshops every fall, spring, and summer term in its adult continuing education curriculum.