Would you like to do a writing retreat with me next year? The 2019 YA Novel Workshop at the beautiful Djerassi Resident Artists Program in California will be May 4–10, and I’m seeking 10 YA writers to join me!
Registration for the big annual summer SCBWI conference in Los Angeles is live… and I’m on faculty this year! I’m giving two talks and I’m also teaching two Monday writing intensives!
This post is for the writers out there… Considering applying for my 2017 YA novel workshop-retreat at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California? It will be held June 18–24, and the deadline is fast approaching on April 5!
This spring, I’ll be at the annual regional New England SCBWI conference—held this year in Springfield, Massachusetts—where I’ll be giving a talk on taking risks and teaching first pages workshops. The theme of this year’s conference is “Expand & Diversify Your Portfolio.”
Even with my big teaching news that’ll keep me busy next year (I’m joining the faculty at VCFA!), I have a YA Novel Workshop-Retreat coming at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in California, and I am now accepting applications from serious, talented writers!
I am beyond thrilled to say that I’m joining the faculty of the low-res MFA program in Writing for Children & Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts starting with the January residency!
The Walls Around Us was selected as Salem College’s “First-Year Read” for 2015! This means that all incoming first-year students will be assigned to read Walls over the summer, and then this fall I will be visiting campus to meet with students and give a public lecture about the book!
Here’s an announcement for NY-area writers and university students! This summer I will be teaching a YA Novel Workshop in the School of the Arts at Columbia University…
If you’re in New York City, I’d love to invite you to a talk I am doing for the NY Metro chapter of SCBWI on Finding Your Own Unique Voice on June 9. You do not need to be a member of SCBWI to attend.
The workshop season at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program will be launching in 2015—with workshop-retreats not just with me but with other Djerassi alums!—and there are some beautiful full-color ads coming out in writing magazines. I wanted to share…
My YA Novel Writing Workshops & Retreats at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in February and June 2014 were such a resounding success—and such a joy to lead!—that I am doing another week-long YA novel workshop in June 2015! And exciting news: Applications are now open.
I’ll be teaching a new YA novel writing workshop in New York City this fall, with Ideasmyth at the Writers Room in Manhattan.