“Writing Place,” a one-week creative writing workshop, will bring together American Indian high school students from Michigan and other states. Together, students and faculty will consider issues of location and environment--the stories of who we are, where we come from, and where our imaginations can take us.
The program will include readings by well-known American Indian writers
Mark Turcotte (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa) and Susan Power
(Standing Rock Sioux); writing workshops; and field trips to places that are significant to local Native communities. Students will have the opportunity to work not only with these professional writers but with outstanding creative writing faculty members such as Diane Seuss, who was honored last year with the College’s esteemed Florence J. Lucasse Award for Excellence in Teaching. At the end of the week, students will have the opportunity to read pieces of their work and to include them in the group's self-compiled publication.
Thanks to generous support from Kalamazoo College and the Kellogg Foundation, we are able to fully fund each accepted student (including
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until the twenty available spots are filled. Please contact us with any questions.
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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