Creative Writing Teen Retreat – Summer 2023

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

Instructors include Jay McCoy (author of The Occupation), Sarah Combs (author of The Light Fantastic), and Elizabeth Beck (author of Painted Daydreams).

Please bring your own lunch on both days.

This is writing retreat is open to students GRADES 9-12.

Cancellation Policy:

The Carnegie Center reserves the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollment is not met. It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and to ensure the class does not get cancelled. We evaluate registration numbers between 6 and 2 business days before a class starts to decide whether we can hold the class. Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment may be cancelled a minimum of two business days prior to the first class meeting. All participants will be notified by email and will receive full refunds.

Start Date
Thursday, August 3rd
August 3rd - August 4th
10:00am - 4:30pm

Sarah Combs, Jay McCoy, and Elizabeth Beck

Carnegie Center
251 West Second St.

We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to writers, lifelong learners, & the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.

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

Monday – Friday: 10:00AM – 7:30PM

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED