Students attend six seminars on the subject of poetry; produce and critique original work in a classroom of their peers; and give a public reading of the work produced in the workshop.
Academy interns who are currently enrolled in Columbia University's School of the Arts Graduate Creative Writing Program teach the workshops.
The deadline to apply is June 25th.
Enrolled New York City high school students, or 2009 New York City high school graduates.
$100 for the entire seminar. Need-based aid is available upon request: download the financial aid form.
To apply for the workshop, please download the application form in .pdf format. Completed applications can be submitted by mail or fax:
High School Poetry Workshop
Academy of American Poets
584 Broadway, Suite 604
New York, NY 10012
Attn: Julia Guez
Subject: Poetry Workshop
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