Undergraduate Admission


emersonWRITESA free Emerson College writing experience for high school students.

During this college-based workshop, learn how to build your writing skills and express yourself through creative writing. Courses are taught by graduate students trained in Emerson College’s First-Year Writing Program. Offerings include workshops in the following genres:

  • Nonfiction, including travel writing, memoir, the essay, journalism, humor writing.
  • Fiction, including the short story, sci-fi, fantasy, the graphic novel and other alternative forms of storytelling.
  • Poetry, including spoken word poetry, confessional poetry, traditional verse forms, and more.

See all four courses that we will offer for 2015-16!

General Requirements for Participation

  • Any high school student in a Boston public or charter school may attend
  • Students in 8th grade are welcome to sign up and will be admitted if space is available
  • Must be able to attend Saturday workshops from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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Questions? Call Christopher Grant at 617-824-8444 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Emersonwrites Schedule 2015-2016

  • October  17, 24, 31 
  • November 7, 14, 21
  • December 5, 12
  • January 16, 23, 30
  • February 6, 13, 20
  • Final Showcase Sunday, February 28

Admission - emersonWRITES Video

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