FREE application process and program. Applications now accepted!

Each year, the Carnegie Center invites young women in grades 9-12 to apply to a series of intensive workshops focused on self-expression taught by experienced women writers. Six sessions, held on Saturdays during February, March, and April 2021, will incorporate creative writing exercises in a variety of genres. The program also includes a mentoring component for elementary school girls, publication in the anthology chapbook, and two optional public readings.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Young Women Writers Project.
Click here to download the application as a Word document.
Click here to download the application as a PDF.

Funded by the Kentucky Foundation for Women & Toyota.

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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