Workshops

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July 8–July 13, 2018
Summer Camp at the Barn: A Week of Creative Mentorship 2018

Keynotes, workshops and a creative mentor to provide one-on-one support. The Highlights Foundation tackles summer camp a bit differently than >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
July 15–July 19, 2018
Master Class in Writing Nonfiction for Children & Young Adults 2018

Work with our talented group of mentors to explore all facets of factual writing. "The faculty was outstanding in every >>

  • Nonfiction
August 3–August 7, 2018
Revision Retreat 2018

All writers need to revise: this workshop will show you how. Whether you’re writing picture books, graphic novels, poetry, nonfiction, >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Novels
  • Writing Intensive
August 8–August 12, 2018
Nuts & Bolts of Science Writing 2018

Energize readers through active fiction and nonfiction writing that shines the light on exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Picture Books
August 18–August 21, 2018
Responsible Representation: Writing Diverse Commercial Fiction for Middle-Grade and Young Adult Readers 2018

Explore ways to include diversity in your work and create authentic worlds and characters that provide windows and mirrors for >>

  • Deepening Perspectives
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
October 18–October 21, 2018
Telling It True: The Art of Storytelling in Picture Book Biography and Narrative Nonfiction 2018

Engage children in the lives of others through captivating events and compelling narrative threads. Unfamiliar names may not hook your >>

  • Nonfiction
November 4–November 7, 2018
Unlocking Your Story: Forms and Genres, a Mashup 2018

Is your work-in-progress begging to break free? Find the form that best fits the story you hope to tell. Join >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Writing Intensive
November 29–December 3, 2018
Carolyn Yoder Nonfiction Picture Book Retreat

This intensive nonfiction picture book retreat is open only to graduates of Carolyn P. Yoder’s workshops. Join Carolyn Yoder, senior >>

  • Nonfiction