New York State Summer Writers Institute

Posted 1.29.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Saratoga Springs, NY
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 27th annual New York State Summer Writers Institute was held from July 1 to July 26 at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. The program featured two- and four-week workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty included poets Frank Bidart, Peg Boyers, Henri Cole, Campbell McGrath, and Rosanna Warren; fiction writers Ann Beattie, Elizabeth Benedict, Clark Blaise, Adam Braver, Mary Gaitskill, Amy Hempel, Claire Messud, Rick Moody, Bharati Mukherjee, and Howard Norman; and creative nonfiction writers Phillip Lopate and James Miller. Tuition was $2,740 for four weeks, and $1,370 for two weeks. The cost of lodging and meals was not included. The deadline for financial aid has passed. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

New York State Summer Writers Institute, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632. (518) 580-5156. Robert Boyers, Director.

Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

More

Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

More

Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

More