Winter Writing Camp Registration Open!

Winter Writing Camp

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Winter Writing Camp 2020 will take place Saturday, February 8, from 9:30-3:00 at St. John’s Episcopal Church and the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning Valley. This is a free all-day event, including lunch and childcare. All ages and experience levels are welcome.

Registration is now open! To register, click here. Seating is limited. You will be added to a waiting list, and we’ll let you know if a seat opens up for you!

Here is the schedule of sessions. Participants will receive a program with this schedule, and more information about the sessions and teaching artists. Please consider this a draft; there may be changes to this program. See you soon!

9:00 – 9:30 Registration & Bagels
9:45 Welcome

Schedule Adults  Adults  Adults  Teens  5-7th Grade K-4th (K-1 w/ Adult)
Session 1
Barbara Sabol

Descriptive Language


Marion Boyer
Poetry Revision

Josh Nauman

Technical Writing


Meg Silver

5-7th Grade

Regis Coustillac

K-4th Grade

Carrie George

Session 2
Nikki Ericksen

Writing a Children’s Book 

Robin Wesson

Inspired by Maya Angelou 


Stephanie Stearns

5-7th Grade

Carrie George

K-4th Grade

Regis Coustillac

12:00-12:50 Lunch & Open Mic
Session 3

Katie Passerotti How to Open a Novel or Story


Bridgid Cassin

Poetry Touch & Taste

Mari Alschuler


5th Grade-Teens

Liz Skeels

K-4th Grade


Session 4
Storytelling Performance
Jocelyn & Robert Dabney

Please join us in thanking our funders Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell; Anita Gorman;  Maureen Reardon and St. John’s Episcopal Church. Thank you!

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