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About Us

Messiah’s Young Writers Workshop is unique in several ways


  • Writing courses taught by published Messiah faculty.
  • Readings and interaction with published writers.
  • Residential writing camp experience, with options for commuters.
  • Unique and practical session about how to write a college admissions essay.
  • Fieldtrip to the Susquehanna Art Museum for a workshop on art and creative writing and a trip to Harrisburg’s Midtown Scholar Bookstore for an afternoon of reading and chatting with fellow writers.
  • Personalized attention and small class sizes limited to 15 students.

Want to see what our alumni have done?

Check out the Letters in Lines iBook from the 2014 Young Writers Workshop!

Check out our 2015 writers at