2018 writing workshops for young writers in Portland and beyond

Years ago, a mother at a Portland-area middle school asked me to run a writing workshop. She wanted her daughter to have a creative outlet beyond what the school day provided. More than a decade later, the writing workshops continue to help young people sort out their worlds,  escape into their craft, and step forward to...

Deep Dive Workshop for Young Writers in Portland

The summer Deep Dive writing workshop gives young writers a chance to move their creative work forward after they've finished high school, gone on to college, are in a gap year...whatever the case may be.  The Deep Dive Writing Workshop balances literary theory, critical exploration, craft and workshopping over 12 sessions The...

2017 Portland Writing Workshops for Young Writers

After Portland's longest winter in years, there's sunlight on the way. That means it's time to plan for summer writing workshops for young writers in the Portland area. Announcing three writing workshops for young writers, hosted at Attic Institute  For 2017, we're tripling our efforts with three writers workshops for young writers in Portland--ages...

Writing Workshops for Young Writers in SE Portland

Summer isn't here just yet, but it will be soon. That means it's time for another round of summer writing workshops for young writers in the Portland area. Announcing two writing camps hosted at Attic Institute Summer Writing Camp at the Attic is back for its sixth year, and this...

Three Wishes from the Ghost of College Past

Thinking back to the classes I took as an undergrad, I didn’t actually learn a single thing about business or being a professional of any kind. I learned how to write my way into corners and out of paper bags. But when I think back to some of what I...