The MFA in Creative Writing Program at Manhattanville College

Summer Writers’ Week Schedule

Registration opens March 1 ♦ Housing available ♦ Schedule subject to change

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Summer Writers’ Week Program Details

**Housing: $45 per night for a single room in a suite, towels and sheets included.
Participants are strongly encouraged to stay on campus for a full-immersion experience
**Select Workshop at time of registration
Early discounted registration opens March 1. Regular rate of $750 begins April 1

In addition to faculty teaching workshops in five genres, our summer faculty include special guest author Rivka Galchen,  Small press publisher and poet Alan Felsenthal ◊New York Time Book Review editor Greg Cowles ◊ Mystery novelist Con Lahane ◊ Poet Suzanne Parker ◊ Poet and hypnotherapist Kristin Prevallet.

Writers’ Week offerings, day-by-day

Monday June 19:
Registration/orientation 
8:30 – 9:20 a.m.
Daily Core Workshops 9:30 a.m. to noon
Afternoon schedule:
Graphic Novel Workshop
 with Carl Potts
Breaking into Television Discussion with Sharbari Ahmed
Evening event: Faculty reading

Tuesday June 20
Daily Core Workshops 9:30 a.m. to noon
Afternoon schedule:
Mystery Writing Workshop 
with Con Lehane
Writing for Social Justice Discussion with Melissa Tuckey
Evening event: Faculty reading

Wednesday June 21
Daily Core Workshops 
9:30 a.m. to noon
Afternoon schedule:
Writing the Fantastic Workshop with John Langan
Starting a Small Press: A Primer Discussion with Alan Felsenthal
Special Afternoon Craft Session with Rivka Galchen
Wednesday, June 21: Keynote reading with Joseph O’Neill

Thursday June 22
Daily Core Workshops 
9:30 a.m. to noon
Afternoon schedule:
Writing and the Body-Mind Connection with Kristin Prevallet
The Art of Writing Reviews Discussion with Greg Cowles
Structuring the Poetry Manuscript with Suzanne Parker
Evening event: Student reading

Friday June 23
Daily Core Workshops 
9:30 a.m. to noon
Afternoon schedule:
Closing BBQ
Afternoon Submission Marathon
What better way to end a week of writing than by committing to send your work out?
Our summer faculty will offer guidance to help students send finished writing to literary journals and elsewhere.