Creative writing workshops for teens
Do you love to write in English?
Are you passionate about reading and want to write in a supportive environment?
Would you like to meet your tribe?
Come nurture your talent with experienced writers from Israel and abroad. This workshop will explore the craft of writing in a wide array of genres, including fiction, personal essay, memoir, playwriting, slam poetry, poetry, fantasy & visual journaling (interplay of word & image).
After a great winter series exploring fiction & playwriting, we're gearing up for the spring. Register now to reserve your spot.
Dates: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14 & 21
Ages: Group 1: 12-15 & Group 2: 15.5-18
Time: 17:30-19:00 (Group 1); 19:15-20:45 (Group 2)
Duration: 8 sessions of 1.5 hours & an event
Spring Series: Poetry & Slam Poetry
Location: Talpiyot (opposite Hadar Mall)
Min/max teens: 6/12
120 NIS/session - (two-semester commitment).
150 NIS/session - (8-session commitment).
**150 NIS discount for olim within the past five years**
You will need to transfer 400 NIS of the total to complete registration.
We are proud to partner with:
The JELLY Library & PICO Jerusalem
Jane Medved is the poetry editor of The Ilanot Review, an Israeli international journal of creative writing in English. Her full length poetry collection Deep Calls To Deep won the Many Voices Project in Poetry (2016) and is forthcoming from New Rivers Press.. Her chapbook, Olam, Shana, Nefesh was released by Finishing Line Press in 2014. Recent work has appeared inMudlark, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Cimarron Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Tupelo Quarterly and New American Writing.
Rachel Stomel is a writer, translator, spoken word poet, activist, and host of the monthly Jerusalem Poetry Slam. She is passionate about converting abstract ideals into communicable forms and believes that spoken word poetry can change the world.
Would you like to discuss this first? Sign up and tell us in the comments, and we'll call you back.
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!