• For each writer, the Summer Writers Colony consists of a writing workshop, three literary salons, and a variety of additional activities. The schedule of organized activities is Monday through Thursday, with optional Friday activities.

    • 12:00-1:30 p.m. Supplemental Session (craft seminars, panels, and readings)
    • 1:30-4:30 p.m. Workshop
    • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Literary Salon

    2019 Writing Workshops

    The writing workshop is the core of the Writers Colony program. Workshop classes are limited to 12 students. An experienced writer-teacher focuses on student manuscripts, guiding you in the creative acts of self-editing and revision through class exercises and private conferences.

    You register for the Summer Writers Colony by selecting a workshop. Credit students must also register for the Literary Salons, NWRW2551. After you've registered, choose one literary salon (see below) per week and email your salon choices to summerwriters@newschool.edu.

    Workshop Choices

    • Fiction (Credit—NWRW3596 Section A; Noncredit—NWRW0596 Section A)
      Sharon Mesmer
    • Nonfiction (Credit—NWRW3596 Section B; Noncredit—NWRW0596 Section B)
      Madge McKeithen
    • Multi-genre (Credit—NWRW3596 Section C; Noncredit—NWRW0596 Section C)
      John Reed
  • Literary Salons Week One

  • Literary Salons Week Two

  • Literary Salons Week Three

  • Contact Us

    Summer Writers Colony
    66 West 12th St.
    New York, NY 10011
    summerwriters@newschool.edu
    212.229.5611

  • Register Now

    Multi-genre
    Credit, Noncredit

    Nonfiction
    Credit, Noncredit

    Fiction
    Credit, Noncredit

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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