Summer Workshop Program 2023

Please note: Orientation for Weeks 3-11 is on Sunday; Workshops are Monday through Friday. See an example of a week at FAWC here.
Full Schedule

Weeks 1&2: June 4 - June 17

Week 3: June 18 - June 24

Week 4: June 25 - July 1   QUEER WEEK

Alexander Chee
Self-Censorship, Writing, and Reclamation - FULL
June 25 to July 1, 2023
1pm - 4pm
TUITION: $800.00
Self-censorship is pervasive for LGBTQ+ writers, whether we are considering being out at work or addressing intergenerational trauma. How can we recuperate what we have hidden even from ourselves — much less others — as we set out to write fiction, and how can we write about it meaningfully, without harming or re-traumatizing ourselves or... more
Andrea Lawlor
Queer / Trans Fabulism: Writing the Mythic From the Margins
June 25 to July 1, 2023
9am - 12pm
TUITION: $800.00
Queer and trans people have often found ourselves in the position of having to write ourselves into our own lives as well as writing our lives into literature — no wonder so many of us turn to fabulist writing to tell stories that don’t fit into conventional structures. In this craft-focused multi-genre workshop, we will... more

Week 5: July 2 - July 8

Week 6: July 9 - July 15

Week 7: July 16 - July 22

Week 8: July 23 - July 29   YOUTH LIT WEEK

Week 9: July 30 - August 5

Alexandra Teague
Artful Writing: Re-Seeing Your Writing Through Visual Art
July 30 to August 5, 2023
9am - 12pm
TUITION: $800.00
Countless writers have been inspired by visual art — both as a subject and to learn to see closely and better understand their own medium (language!). How might a poem be “painterly”? Or even “sculptural”? How can images help us experience our words anew? In this interactive workshop, we’ll write in response to art made... more

Week 10: August 6 - August 12

Sarah Schulman
Prose Writing for All Levels - FULL
August 6 to August 12, 2023
9am - 12pm
TUITION: $800.00
This workshop examines the fundamental craft issues in fiction and nonfiction. It is designed to be helpful to writers from early beginners, to those who have already published books. Students are invited to come in with ten page excerpts of existing works-in-progress, or a collection of notes, or even a description of an idea. Any... more

Week 11: August 13 - August 19

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