Carnegie Center Author Academy


The Carnegie Center Author Academy is a 9-month student-driven certificate program that provides writers with the support to grow rapidly in their craft and to prepare their work for publication.

The Author Academy is open to adult writers of all genres and experience levels. The study year runs from September 1st to June 1st.





Author Academy Students Receive:

  • 75 hours of one-on-one mentoring with an experienced writing mentor
  • Unlimited access to Carnegie Center classes and seminars
  • Monthly seminars (for Author Academy students only)
  • Free registration to the Carnegie Center Books-in-Progress Conference at the end of the academic year
  • Free consultation with a literary agent at the Books-in-Progress Conference


Tuition for one year: $5,500

For the downloadable and printable application, click here. 
For more information contact
Marcia Jones at
or call 859-254-4175, ext. 31.