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Writer’s Express Summer Camp: Making Memoirs

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 19, 2022

$200.00

We’re happy to present a weekly in-person summer camp, taking place at HVWC’s historic train station.

This week’s theme is Making Memoirs: An introduction to Creative Nonfiction
August 15-19
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
For students entering grades 6-8 in September 2022. 

Students will learn to organize memories into a cohesive plot structure and utilize different forms to create nonfiction essays about their own experiences. Writing exercises will be implemented throughout the week to prompt students to think about both the monumental and miniscule moments that have shaped them into who they are today.

Students will receive individualized instruction and group writing time. Students should pack a snack, water bottle and bring a notebook. HVWC’s space is air conditioned, and our HVAC system was upgraded in 2021 with the latest air filtering technology. Masks will be optional for this group. Please advise if there are any food allergies. Space is limited to ten students.

Instructor Misty Yarnall received her BFA in Creative Writing from Purchase College. Her work can be found in a handful of literary magazines, including Prime Number Magazine, The Roadrunner Review, KAIROS Literary Magazine, and The Merrimack Review. She holds awards in the Sixth Act Playwriting Competition and the POV Fest Screenwriting Contest. She has served as an apprentice and intern within the youth programming department at Writers & Books and is an active editing intern with DLG Publishing Partners.

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Making Memoirs: Camp Aug 15-19
$ 200.00
10 available

Details

Date:
August 19
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$200.00
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Venue

Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Phone:
914.332.5953
Website:
www.writerscenter.org

Organizer

HVWC
Phone:
914.332.5953
Email:
ask@writerscenter.org
Website:
www.writerscenter.org