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Meeting Schedules and Asynchronous Course Drop Dates

Core Class Synchronous Workshop Meeting Schedules

Cross-Genre Workshop (Creative NonFiction/Personal Essay/Poetry)
Mondays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST (synchronous)

Fiction Workshop
Mondays 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST (synchronous)

Sci Fi/Fantasy Workshop
Mondays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST (synchronous)

Asynchronous work for all classes will be laid out in or before the first core meeting: faculty will give clear and consistent instructions for when and how asynchronous work can be completed and shared within each week; feedback will be given. 

Literary Magazine Meetings

Weekly meetings to produce the Young Writers Institute literary mag will be Wednesdays at 2:30 PM EST. These will be synchronous meetings for weeks one and three only (July 1 and July 15). All other dates, students will be able to participate on their own schedule, within the agreed-upon production deadlines.

Core Genre Workshop Feedback Session with Institute TAs

Core Genre Workshop Feedback Sessions will be available synchronously and asynchronously, depending on student availability and preferences. Synchronous meetings will be available weekly, Thursdays at 3:00 PM EST.

Open Mic and Student Readings

Live student readings will be held for the entire program weekly, Tuesdays 7:00 PM EST, using Zoom.

Craft Classes - Asynchronous Course Drop Dates

Craft classes will be asynchronous (no simultaneously scheduled meeting times). These interactive, mini-workshops will be available to students, published online on the following schedule:

Wednesday, July 1 - 10:00 AM EST
Flash Fiction
Plotting

Wednesday, July 8 - 10:00 AM EST
Writing Graphic Narratives

Wednesday, July 15 - 10:00 AM EST
Popular Romance
Scriptwriting

Wednesday, July 22 - 10:00 AM EST
Magical Realism

Wednesday, July 29
Queering the Form
Writing Mindfully