Chappaqua Summer Writing Program for Girls

A SUMMER ACADEMIC PROGRAM FOR YOUNG WOMEN AGES 14-17 WHO LOVE READING AND WHO WANT TO STRENGTHEN THEIR WRITING SKILLS OVER THE SUMMER.

Ages 14-17
July 11-July 22, 2016
2PM-5PM, Monday – Friday
Horace Greeley House
100 King Street, Chappaqua NY

The literature to be studied includes poetry, fairy tales, drama, and 19th-century novels. Modeled on the First-Year Writing Seminars at Princeton University, the program also includes elements designed to prepare students for the college application process, with half of each class meeting devoted to the study of literature and the other half to workshops and exercises geared at building critical reading and writing skills. Students will emerge from the course with a draft of a college application essay.

Meetings will be held in the Horace Greeley House in downtown Chappaqua. The program fee is $575 and enrollment is capped at 15. For enrollment information please visit chappaquasummerprogram.weebly.com or contact: chappaquasummerprogram@gmail.com or 914.314.7009.

The Chappaqua Summer Writing Program for Girls is directed by Keri Walsh. Dr. Walsh has taught at Oxford and Princeton University, and is now a professor of English Literature at Fordham University. She is the editor of The Letters of Sylvia Beach (the first publisher of James Joyce’s Ulysses and the owner of the Shakespeare and Company bookshop in Paris). Dr. Walsh is now completing an edition of Joyce’s Dubliners.

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