May 09, 2005

Young Writers Workshop is June 29-July2

by Katharine Quaranta

CARBONDALE -- The seventh annual Young Writers Workshop is set for June 29-July2 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. This four-day workshop offers high school sophomores, juniors and seniors the chance to explore their talents in poetry or prose writing.

Students will hone their writing skills by participating in daily critique sessions and by attending panels, readings and craft discussions led by SIUC faculty and graduate students.

Resident camp fee is $230 and includes three nights lodging, all meals and materials. Commuter camp fee is $190 and includes lunch, dinner and materials. Camp enrollment is limited.

To register or for more information, contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at

Reaching out and serving others are among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint for the development of the University by the time it celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2019.