Creative Writing Teen Retreat – Summer 2021

GRADES 9–12: 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 Sarah Combs (author of The Light Fantastic), Jay McCoy (leader of our Q-munity Writing Group & co-host of Teen Howl Poetry Series), and Mariama Lockington (author of For Black Girls Like Me).

Note: Please bring your own lunch each day.

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

Sarah Combs, Mariama Lockington, & Jay McCoy

Carnegie Center (in-person)
251 W. Second Street

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

The building is currently closed to the public until further notice.

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

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