Stonybrook University

Stony Brook University is one of America’s most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world. After less than 60 years of existence, it’s ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation and the top 40 public universities.

Stony Brook Southampton’s MFA in Creative Writing and Literature and Southampton Arts sponsors:

Young American Writers Project – YAWP

The Young Artists and Writers Project (formerly the Young American Writers Project) is dedicated to mentoring middle and high school students in the development of creative expression and critical thinking through the writing and visual arts. YAWP programs pair professional writers and writing teachers with high school and middle school students in a variety of innovative, inter-disciplinary writing workshops in area schools, as well as on Stony Brook’s Southampton and Manhattan campuses, including: Playwriting, Screenwriting, Poetry, Personal Essay, Fiction and Visual Arts
… all of which conclude with special projects and presentations, as well as potential vodcasts, blogs and/or publication in the YAWP Ezine.
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Writer’s Speak

The Writers Speak series sponsored by the MFA in Creative Writing and Literature offers free author talks, readings, and engaging interviews with a distinguished guest list of writers, editors and key players in the world of publishing. Offered in Southampton on Wednesdays, all Writers Speak events are open to the public as well as students enrolled in the MFA programs in Creative Writing and Literature and in Theatre and Film.

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239 Montauk Hwy
Southampton New York 11968
Website: Stonybrook University