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Morehead state university creative writing

Sean L Corbin

Sean L Corbin is a graduate assistant in the WRD department at the University of Kentucky. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Morehead State University, where he also served as a graduate assistant in Creative Writing and Composition and an undergraduate fellow. He has worked as an instructor for the MSU Summer Arts Academy and the Upward Bound program at MSU, as well as a workshop leader for creative writing classes at Montgomery County High School, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Owingsville Elementary School, and CoffeeTree Books in Morehead. In addition to having his creative work published in various journals and online venues, he has also performed as a featured guest at the Gateway Regional Arts Center and as part of the Holler Poets Series in Lexington. He currently lives in Lexington with his wife, son, and beta fish.

Inscape (Morehead State University) – Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Interview – 2008-2014

Morehead State University: Creative Writing Pre-College

The Morehead State University Summer Arts Academy exists to nurture students’ development in the arts in a setting which allows interaction with expert faculty and the opportunity to work with other students who share specific interests in creative writing.

Students will receive a broad but intense introduction to the art, craft and business of creative writing. Academy students will work both individually and as groups with faculty members who are published authors. Students will emerge from this experience better writers and better readers, prepared to create, revise and refine a wide array of creative work.

Details

  • Listing Type: Summer Programs
  • Destination: United States
  • Program Delivery: Residential
  • Provided By: College
  • Session Start: June
  • Session Length: One Week
  • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
  • Gender: Coed
  • Category: Academic
  • Sub-Categories: Writing
  • Selective: No
  • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
  • Minimum Cost:
  • Accreditation: American Camp Association

Overview

The Morehead State University Summer Arts Academy exists to nurture students’ development in the arts in a setting which allows interaction with expert faculty and the opportunity to work with other students who share specific interests in creative writing.

Students will receive a broad but intense introduction to the art, craft and business of creative writing. Academy students will work both individually and as groups with faculty members who are published authors. Students will emerge from this experience better writers and better readers, prepared to create, revise and refine a wide array of creative work.

National Day On Writing

The Morehead Writing Project will partner with Morehead State University campus partners: the Camden-Carroll Library, College of Education, Department of Communication, Media, and Leadership Studies, Department of English and Epsilon Mu, and the Tutoring and Learning Center as well as community partners: CoffeeTree Books and Gateway Center for the Arts for Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky in conjunction with the sixth annual National Day On Writing (Monday, Oct. 20) sponsored by NCTE and NWP.

Our Celebration

Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky will begin with the Fall 2014 Teen Writers Day Out on Thursday, Oct. 16, and wrap up at the 2014 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference on Saturday, Nov. 8.

Our goals for Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky will be to spotlight the writers of Eastern Kentucky and to celebrate writing throughout Eastern Kentucky. Our celebration of writers and writing in Eastern Kentucky will include conversations about writing; creating poetry, fiction, and narratives; and having fun with writing.

The celebration will include three rounds of activities and each round will include three prompts: creative writing, word fun, and writing conversation. Check out our Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky Calendar for a visual explanation and click on the hyperlinks below for more information about each writing activity.

Our Writing Activities

In the beginning (Oct. 16-Oct. 23):

  • Creative Writing Prompt: #Micropoetry
  • Word Fun Prompt: #6Words
  • Writing Conversation Prompt: #WriteMyCommunity

And then (Oct. 24-Oct. 31):

  • Creative Writing Prompt: Flash Fiction
  • Word Fun Prompt: Memes
  • Writing Conversation Prompt: #WhyIWrite | #WhatIWrite

In conclusion (Nov. 1-Nov. 8):

  • Creative Writing Prompt: Digital Stories
  • Word Fun Prompt: How To
  • Writing Conversation Prompt: #Write2Connect

Learn more about how you can participate in Celebrating Writing Eastern Kentucky as a writer, teacher, and/or community partner and please let us know if your class or group is participating so we can check your contributions for our Spotlight!

Special Events

CoffeeTree Books will host George Ella Lyon for an author event at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8