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 2016-17

General Requirements for Participation

  • Any high school student in a Greater Boston high 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 or via email at Christopher_Grant@emerson.edu

Emersonwrites Schedule 2016-2017

  • October 15, 22, 29 
  • November 5, 12, 19
  • December 3, 10, 17
  • January 14, 21, 28
  • February 4, 11, 18
  • Final Showcase Sunday, February 26