Apply by October 18th to be considered for the Young Writers' Mentorship Project 2013/2014 school year!
YWMP supports young writers by offering dynamic, individually focused, ongoing mentorship to teens in the Seattle area. From October through June YWMP participants meet regularly with an accomplished adult mentor to pick up exercises and techniques to develop their writer’s voice, get serious feedback on their work and push, pull, nurture or cajole their writing out of its shell. Meetings take place weekly or bi-weekly for one hour at either Hugo House or another approved location.
All students and mentors are accepted on the basis of their written application as well as an in-person interview with Hugo House staff, and matched according to interest and experience. This program is open to any teenagers who are dedicated to the craft of writing. All genres, forms and styles of writing welcome!
All Applications due: October 18, 2013
Are you a writer between the ages of 13 and 19? Do you want to build connections with published writers and get professional feedback on your work? Whether you are half way through your novel or still trying to write the first line of that poem, the Young Writers' Mentorship Project is the place for you. We are looking for youth participants who are excited about writing; who are able to talk about their writing process and challenges; and who are ready to commit to nine months of weekly or bi-weekly meetings.
STUDENTS APPLY HERE!
FOR CREATIVE WRITING MENTORS:
Are you an accomplished writer interested in working with youth? Do you have what it takes to help an emerging teenage writer finish their short story (or novel), write their first poem, brave the stage at an open mic night or otherwise explore the world of writing and expand their skills? The Young Writers' Mentorship Project needs you! We are looking for creative writing mentors who are reliable and responsible; have an arsenal of engaging prompts or activities to share; are able to support a young writer in their writing process and challenges; can pass a WA State background check; and who are able to commit to nine months of weekly or bi-weekly meetings.
MENTORS APPLY HERE!