University of Maine at Farmington’s Longfellow Mountains, a writing workshop for rising high school juniors and seniors, is opening its doors to talented young writers who will be sophomores in high school this fall. This fourth annual summer workshop will run Sunday through Saturday, July 14 through 20,on the UMF campus.

The only week-long young writers summer workshop in New England, Longfellow Mountains provides talented high school writers with the opportunity to work with expert UMF faculty and published authors as students immerse themselves in the writing world. The conference holds small supportive workshops in poetry, nonfiction, screenwriting and fiction taught by UMF faculty and guest lecturers from the local writing community.

Cost of the week-long program is $800, which includes tuition, room/board and fees. Applications are available online at Deadline is July 1.

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