Creative Writing Teen Retreat- Summer 2022

GRADES 9–12: Attention teen writers! Join us for this one-of-a-kind retreat for the next great generation of writers! You’ll work with talented writers, spend free time putting words on the page in an inspiring environment, and get to know peers who share similar passions!

Instructors include Elizabeth Beck (author of the Summer Tour Trilogy and four collections of poems), Sarah Combs (author of The Light Fantastic ), Danni Quintos (author of Two Brown Dots (BOA Editions, 2022), winner of the 20th A. Poulin Jr. Prize, and PYTHON (Argus House, 2017), and Jay McCoy (co-founder of the Teen Howl Poetry Series). Please bring your own lunch both days.

Start Date
Thursday, July 28th
2 days
July 28th - July 29th
10:00am - 4:30pm

Elizabeth Beck, Danni Quintos, Sarah Combs, Jay McCoy

Carnegie Center
251 W. Second St.

We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

Join Us

251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507


(859) 254-4175

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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