Summer Pre-College: Creative Writing

COVID-19 Summer Pre-College Update

At Marist, our top priority is ensuring the safety and well-being of our students. With that in mind, the decision has been made to adapt our Summer Pre-College 2021 program to a 3-week online experience from July 12 - 30 with 14 course options.

Summer Pre-College: Creative Writing

Do you enjoy writing your own poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction? 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, and creative non-fiction. 

 

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