WordsWorth Summer Youth Writing Residency 2015


Wordsworth logo is a week-long sleepover creative writing residency for young writers ages 12-19 who believe in the power of words. Writers will be completely immersed in the creative and diverse world of writing. Guided by established and respected artist-instructors, writers will experience writing through fiction, poetry, spoken word, music, drama, film making, monologue and nonfiction. But the experiences don’t begin and end with the classes, WordsWorth is a place where young writers come together to celebrate writing through friendship, campfires, concerts, open mic sessions, hikes, haikus and rousing games of Death Polo in the pool.

Meet this year’s WordsWorth Instructors

Read this year’s course outlines

Select a registration option below to get started. You have the option of paying online with a credit card or paying with a cheque. Your registration is secured upon receipt of payment, and you will receive instructions at a later date about filling out a participant information questionnaire and medical form.

This registration system requires Google Chrome, Safari, or Mozilla Firefox and may not work in Internet Explorer. If you experience difficulty, please contact the Writers’ Guild of Alberta.

Registration deadline: June 30, 2015

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