Previous Featured Writers

Russell Banks
Ann Beattie

Elizabeth Benedict
Frank Bidart
Joyce Carol Oates
Dan Chiasson
Henri Cole
Mary Gaitskill
Mary Gordon
Neil Gordon
Kathryn Harrison
Richard Howard
William Kennedy
Jamaica Kincaid
Mary Kinzie
Sheila Kohler
Margot Livesey
James Longenbach
Phillip Lopate
Campbell McGrath
James Miller
Rick Moody
Honor Moore
Howard Norman
Sigrid Nunez
Alix Ohlin
Carl Phillips
Caryl Phillips
Robert Pinsky

Francine Prose
Marilynne Robinson
Joanna Scott
Jim Shepard
Jane Shore
Julia Slavin
Robert Stone
Chase Twichell



Search The New York State Writers Institute:

 

 


THE CENTER FOR THE LITERARY ARTS IN NEW YORK STATE

New York State Summer Writers Institute

SUMMER 2014
June 30 - July 25, 2014

Director, Robert Boyers
Assistant Director, Marc Woodworth
Assistant Director, Melora Wolff
Director, NYSWI | Donald Faulkner

For additional information contact:
518-580-5590
518-580-5548 (Fax)
specialprograms@skidmore.edu.

 

SUMMER PROGRAM AT SKIDMORE
Each summer during the month of July the Writers Institute moves its program to the Skidmore College campus in Saratoga Springs, NY for a series of creative writing courses and free public readings. This month-long program features courses in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Students may enroll for either two week blocks or for the entire four week season.

Under the joint auspices of the Office of the Dean of Special Programs at Skidmore College and the New York State Writers Institute.

The Summer Writers Institute offers courses for undergraduate and graduate credit, as well as noncredit courses. An extraordinary staff of critically-acclaimed, award-winning authors serve as Institute faculty members. Standard three-hour class meetings, three days each week, are supplemented by a series of Tuesday and Thursday afternoon discussions with visiting writers and other special events. Other distinguished writers-in-residence read book-length poetry or nonfiction manuscripts and offer advice for revisions and eventual publication submissions (additional fees charged). The program also offers public readings by visiting and staff writers Monday through Friday evenings. Weekend programs include publishing symposia, panel discussions, and student readings.

 

UAlbany logo


 

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Science Library, SL 320, University at Albany, NY 12222 | Phone 518-442-5620, Fax 518-442-5621, email writers@albany.edu