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Summer Pre-College: Creative Writing

Earn college credits this summer while writing original poetry, fiction, and plays.

COVID-19 Summer Pre-College Update

At Marist, our top priority is ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all of our students. With that in mind, the decision has been made to adapt our Summer Pre-College 2020 program to a 3-week online experience with 8 course options from July 6 -24.

Summer Pre-College: Creative Writing

Do you enjoy writing your own poetry, fiction, and plays? Do you wish there was a place to work on your own writing and share ideas with other writers? If so, think about attending the Summer Pre-College Creative Writing Program at Marist College! Part of Marist's growing Creative Writing program housed in the School of Liberal Arts, the Summer Creative Writing course combines our highly-regarded Marist faculty with top visiting writers to present a unique experience for young writers eager to develop their own voice in poetry, fiction, or playwriting.

 

Welcome to Marist's Summer Pre-College in Creative Writing Program!


Marist College is a highly selective comprehensive liberal arts institution noted for its leadership in technology in and out of the classroom. When prospective students see Marist–our beautiful location on the Hudson River, top-notch facilities, the faculty attentiveness, and the sheer enjoyment of their experience here–they want to join our community. At Marist, students get a premium education, develop skills, make lifelong friends, and finish ahead of the competition for their next steps.

Creative Writing Program goals:

  • Learn the terms and techniques associated with the craft of creative writing
  • Develop and identify your own unique style and voice
  • Build confidence and independence in your own craft
  • Share writing ideas and strategies with your peers in a friendly workshop environment
  • Sharpen your own critical reading and thinking
  • Learn firsthand from a variety of writing professionals who will relate their own experiences

Earn College Credits

Marist Summer Pre-College is geared toward sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school. Upon successful completion of the Summer Pre-College Creative Writing Program, each student will earn three (3) transferable college credits for the Marist College course ENG 193L – Topics in Creative Writing.

Program Cost

$1,500