Nonfiction

Carolyn P. Yoder’s Alumni Retreat January 2018

With Carolyn P. Yoder

January 28 - February 4, 2018

A special and unusual retreat, open only to graduates of Carolyn P. Yoder’s workshops. Participants will come together for seven days and evenings to write, relax, eat, play, and then write some more.

Writing About Nature Retreat

April 22 - 26, 2018

WRITING ABOUT NATURE RETREAT 2018 | APRIL 22 – APRIL 26, 2018 Please check back soon for more details on this workshop.

Writing for the Educational Market 2018

With Jan Fields and Paula Morrow

June 24 - 28, 2018

Would you like to have editors actually contacting you and asking you to write for them? Welcome to the educational market! If the words “educational market” make you think of boring workbooks and textbooks, it’s time to think again! Today’s educational publishers are eager to see lively nonfiction, fast-paced fiction, poetry, and more. The rules […]

Master Class in Writing Nonfiction for Children & Young Adults 2018

With Larry Dane Brimner, Rich Wallace, Sandra Neil Wallace, Carole Boston Weatherford and Peter P. Jacobi

July 15 - 19, 2018

Work with our talented group of mentors to explore factual writing! Nonfiction matters. Publishers crave it. Teachers and librarians need it. Nonfiction connects our children to the world. Stories about real people, real places, and really interesting world events are more important now than ever. Our master class explores nonfiction from many angles: the editorial, […]

Master class 2018

With Patricia Lee Gauch and Shari Becker

July 15 - 19, 2018

Work with our talented group of mentors to explore factual writing! Nonfiction matters. Publishers crave it. Teachers and librarians need it. Nonfiction connects our children to the world. Stories about real people, real places, and really interesting world events are more important now than ever. Our master class explores nonfiction from many angles: the editorial, […]

Nuts & Bolts of Science Writing 2018

With Jennifer Swanson and Miranda Paul

August 8 - 11, 2018

Energize readers through active fiction and nonfiction writing that shines the light on exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts. You love science and our world, and want to share your knowledge and passion with kids. How do you accomplish it? Learn the dynamics of engaging fiction and nonfiction science-based writing for children and […]

Carolyn P. Yoder’s Alumni Retreat August 2018

With Carolyn P. Yoder

August 19 - 26, 2018

A special and unusual retreat, open only to graduates of Carolyn P. Yoder’s workshops. Participants will come together for seven days and evenings to write, relax, eat, play, and then write some more.

Telling It True: The Art of Storytelling in Picture Book Biography and Narrative Nonfiction | October 18 – October 21, 2018

With Tod Olson and Leda Schubert

October 18 - 21, 2018

Engage children in the lives of others through captivating events and compelling narrative threads.     Please check back soon for more details. We are still adding faculty to this workshop.

Writing Cross-Culturally 2018

October 28 - 31, 2018

WRITING CROSS-CULTURALLY 2018 | OCTOBER 28 – OCTOBER 31, 2018 Please check back soon for more details on this workshop.