New York State Summer Writers Institute

Posted 1.29.10

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.