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Workshop Leader: Kathryn Erskine

2017 Artists-in-Residency Honoree: Kathryn Erskine

October 26, 2016

Our Artists-in-Residence program celebrates the commitment these authors and illustrators have made to the field of children’s literature. Our 2017 >>

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Novels in Verse: Take Your Manuscript to the Next Level 2017

July 20, 2016

Have a finished a novel in verse and need strategies for revision? Or do you have a novel in verse >>

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Summer Camp at the Barn: A Week of Creative Mentorship 2016

January 19, 2016

The Highlights Foundation tackles summer camp a bit differently than with s’mores by the campfire and hiking in the woods >>

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Novels in Verse — More than a Novel, More than Poetry 2016

December 15, 2015

The verse novel packs a punch with judicious word choices, open spaces, vivid encapsulations of scenes and emotions, all delivered >>

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Perfecting the Picture Book Text 2016

November 18, 2015

Picture books are incredibly fun to create. They are a whole world unto themselves with character, setting, conflict, and structure >>

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Chautauqua East 2014

January 21, 2014

Register before May 20 and save $200.00! PLUS: For this conference we are piloting a writing buddy program. Sign up >>

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Writing Fiction for Children and Young Adults 2013

December 3, 2012

Short stories, picture books, poetry, and novels form fantastic and imaginative worlds. Prepare yourself for the world of writing fiction >>

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Young Adult Boot Camp 2012

May 17, 2012

Writing characters, drama, and humor that resonate with teenagers can be extremely rewarding—if you know what subjects and writing styles >>

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