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Students in this camp will explore the worlds of science fiction and fantasy in order to develop their creative writing skills. 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. This camp will be facilitated by two local artists: JP Kemmick is a published writer and educator, and Greg Stump is a published comic writer, graphic novelist, and educator; it will also feature guest teaching artists. This camp will culminate with a presentation of student work and the option for students to contribute a chosen piece to a digital anthology of their work.
This camp will take place online using Zoom and Google Classroom.
Scholarships are available by application. Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Note – all Scribes Summer camps are in Pacific Standard Time
Duration: 1 week
Term: Scribes 2021
Start Date: 07/12/2021
End Date: 07/16/2021
Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Maximum Class Size: 15
JP Kemmick grew up in Billings, Montana. He has been working as a youth writing mentor across the Northwest for over a decade. He holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Montana and is currently at work on a novel about love, cults, and tunneling to the center of the planet. When not writing and reading, he's usually on a bike.
Greg Stump has worked as a writer, artist, and teacher in Seattle for more than a decade. His work in comics includes the weekly strip Dwarf Attack and the acclaimed comic book series Urban Hipster. A longtime contributor to The Stranger and The Comics Journal, he was named "Illustrator of the Year" by Cartoonists Northwest in 2010.