Summer Session 2023

Summer classes are now available for enrollment!

Welcome to Summer 2023

Looking for a convenient way to deepen your craft and enrich your creative community this summer? 24PearlStreet has the perfect online writing workshop for you. 

For an intensive 8-week experience, Tupelo Press editor Kristina Marie Darling’s workshop will provide you with crucial strategies and tips on publishing your poetry manuscript. Hone your skills with sprint, 1-week, or 4-week workshops with beloved returning faculty Dorianne Laux, Allison Joseph, Brendan Constantine, and Chloe Garcia Roberts. New faculty for the 2023 Summer Session include Maggie Smith, Melissa Febos, Carmen Maria Machado, and Oliver de la Paz.

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Scholarships for African American Writers

The Fine Arts Work Center is committed to increasing access to our 24PearlStreet online writing workshops for young people, people with low incomes, and individuals from BIPOC, AAPI, LGBTQ+, and other historically underserved communities.

For our 2023 Summer Session, we are collaborating with Cave Canem, a nonprofit organization committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American writers, to provide 7 scholarships, worth $600 each, for African American writers to attend any online Summer Session workshop. Learn more and apply here.

Workshop Format

24PearlStreet features virtual workshops offered in asynchronous, live, or sprint formats.
Asynchronous Workshops
Asynchronous workshops allow you to participate according to your own schedule. Choose between 1-, 4-, or 8-week workshops where you can develop new work, revise current projects, receive peer feedback, and receive expert feedback from your instructor in our virtual classroom.
Live Workshops
In this format, you will meet at a regularly scheduled time online. You can interact live with your instructor and classmates to develop new work, revise current projects, receive peer feedback, and expert feedback from your instructor. 
Sprint Workshops
Enter a fast-paced, generative environment that will move you closer to your writing goals. Workshops are three hours long and focus on a single aspect of writing or the writing life.
Learn more by also visiting our FAQs here.

“Beyond degree-granting programs, no workshops of this caliber are offered in the area where I live. While I might sometimes be able to travel to attend a one-week workshop in person, I would rather have an experience that lasts several weeks. Online classes make this possible.”

-Merrill Douglas, Poet

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