The Emerging Writers Instituteā„¢ offers immersive workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry for both new and accomplished middle and high school writers. Through our intensive MFA-style workshops and engaging literary outings, EWI offers a rigorous and challenging writing experience for students. Supported by the guidance of experienced authors and instructors, young writers hone their craft in a collaborative environment. Our unique program lets young writers from around the world form and sustain literary friendships that can last a lifetime. 

There are three levels of the Emerging Writers Institute: 5th-6th7th-9th and 10th-12th.

Note: In order to attend the EWI, students must demonstrate their potential as writers by submitting a creative writing sample in any of the four major areas of focus. This program assumes that its students possess a significant understanding of the English language and are prepared to employ this familiarity in inspired and inventive ways.

For maximum options in summer 2024, this program will be offered in-person at East and West coast locations, as well as online!