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Comics and Graphic Novels Scribes, 5-6th grade

Students will expand their creative writing repertoire by exploring storytelling in graphic form, studying topics like memoir, expression, mood, and character. Students will read a wide variety of work from carefully curated authors and will participate in writing activities, craft exercises, and experiences designed to inspire their imaginations. Camp sessions will be facilitated by Greg Stump, a published comic writer, graphic novelist, and educator; it will also feature guest teaching artists. This camp will culminate with a reading of student work and the option for students to contribute a chosen piece to a digital anthology of their work.

This camp is for students entering 5th & 6th grade in Fall 2021 and will take place online using Zoom and Google Classroom. All camps will break for lunch from 12-1pm each day.

Scholarships are available by application. Questions? Please email keliko@hugohouse.org.

*Note – all Scribes Summer camps are in Pacific Standard Time

Instructor: Greg Stump

Grade: 5-6

Location: Online

Duration: 1 week

Term: Scribes 2021

Start Date: 08/02/2021

End Date: 08/06/2021

Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm PDT

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Greg Stump

Greg Stump was a regular contributor for more than a decade to The Comics Journal (as a journalist and critic) and The Stranger (as a cartoonist and illustrator). His work in comics includes the weekly strip Dwarf Attack and the comic book series Urban Hipster, a co-creation with David Lasky that was nominated for a Harvey and Ignatz award. Most recently, Fantagraphics released his graphic novel debut Disillusioned Illusions in 2015 through the publisher's FU Press imprint. An adjunct lecturer at Seattle University and a writer-in-residence for Seattle Arts & Lectures, he has been teaching comics to students of all ages for close to two decades.

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