Duke Offers Program for Young Writers

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Duke’s Young Writers’ Program offers a variety of writing courses for middle and high school students. Courses include Myth, Magic, Monsters: Making a World; Paper Cuts, Words that Wound and Win; and Dark Fiction: Living on the Edge and more. Students will spend two weeks meeting fellow writers, honing their craft, exploring new genres, and experiencing a writing community.

Three commuter and residential programs are offered and run from June through July. Residential tuition is $3,700 and the cost for commuters is $1,900 ($2,400 for extended day).

A limited number of need-based partial scholarships are available.  

Applicants will need to download the Financial Assistance Application or call the Youth Programs Office to request an application at 919-684-2827 or email youth@duke.edu. Completed applications, along with all requested supplemental documents, must be received by February 14, 2020.

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