The Miami Book Fair, the largest and most comprehensive community-rooted literary gathering in the US, is offering a virtual summer camp for teens and a mentorship program for students in grades 9 through 12.
The Speak Up Mentorship program, which meets weekly online from July 17 to Aug.
11, will allow students to work one-on-one with a published author.
Six students will be selected based on their writing portfolios and participate in one of three genresfiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
No previous writing experience is required.
The Speak Up Virtual Creative Writing Summer Camp, for teens ages 13 and up, meets from July 24 to July 29.
Participants will engage in brainstorming activities, craft exercises, and daily writing workshops in general fiction, sci-fi,/fantasy fiction, poetry, and graphic novels.
Additional activities include live Q & A sessions with authors, one-on-one mentorship sessions, and more. Read the Entire Article
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