I teach writing for young adults in multiple capacities. As of January 2016, I joined the low-residency MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts as visiting faculty, but you don’t have to be a VCFA student to work with me on your writing.

YA Novel Alumni Reunion Retreat at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2016

Visit my Workshops page for listings of upcoming workshops and retreats.

And take a look at my Mentoring page for opportunities to work with me privately on your manuscript from anywhere in the world.

If you would like to book me to lead a writing workshop or present at your conference, please get in touch at nova@novaren.com.

A Week in Residency with Nova Ren Suma workshop at the Writing Barn, 2015

For testimonials from writers who have worked with me before, please see my Workshops page.

“Books with Bite” workshop at the Highlights Foundation, co-taught with Micol Ostow, 2016