The Summer Writing Workshop for Teens
Love to read and want to write?
Want to meet other creatives?
Excited to explore writing and literature of different genres over the summer, just NOT every day?
Desperate for a summer program that lets you sleep in?
Brighten your summer with creative writing workshops for teens (& tweens).
Each week, there will two daytime workshops plus an evening extravaganza.
Summer workshops include creative writing exercises, readings, discussion of literature & film, meeting authors, and an open mic night.
Ages: Group 1: 11-14 & Group 2: 15-18
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Dates: July 17, 19, 24, 26
Times: Daytime (Mon & Wed) - 10:30-14:30, (Wed eve) - 18:30-21:00
Each session comprises 4 meetings of 4 hours & two evening events
Min/max teens: 5/10
1,000 NIS for two-week session
600 NIS for one-week session
Would you like to discuss if this is a good fit for your teen?
Sign up and tell us in the comments, and we'll call you back.
Nadia Jacobson is a Jerusalem-based writer and editor. She is a fiction editor at the Ilanot Review, an Israeli international journal of creative writing in English, and served as co-Municipal Liaison for the Jerusalem region of National Novel Writing Month, 2015 & 2016 (nanowrimo.org). She holds an MA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Bar-Ilan University, and her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Binnacle, Annalemma, Every Day Fiction, and a number of anthologies. A long-time member of the Jerusalem Writing Circle, she has taught creative writing at Emunah Ve’Omanut and privately, and has experience coaching writers from first draft to publication. Nadia was a madricha in English Bnei Akiva for 10-17 year-olds.
Lonnie Monka is a poet, working as a writer, editor, and translator. He is the founder of Jerusalism, a social initiative that fosters literary community by organizing events that bring readers and writers together. He has worked and volunteered with Jewish summer camps in Israel, America, and the Ukraine. In the IDF, he ran the extracurricular educational programming for the soldiers.
with visiting writer & director, Rachel Creeger
How do you create an original character?
How do you decide what they look or sound like, where they are and what's happening to them?
This workshop will focus on character writing. Dynamic and fun, this creative session is for teens who have an awesome imagination and could be the next generation of story makers for page, stage or screen!