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Never Been to a Young Writers’ Conference? Here’s What to Expect!

While in residence at Washington College, students can look forward to staying very busy! Here’s an average day in the life of the Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference:

7:30-8:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:50-9:00 a.m. Announcements
9:00-9:50 a.m.  Writing Time
10:00-10:50 a.m. Literature Discussion
11:00-11:50 a.m. Introduction to Traditional Letterpress Printing
noon-12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45-1:15 p.m. Writing Time
1:30-3:15 p.m. Workshops in Poetry, Fiction, & Creative Nonfiction
3:30-4:20 p.m. Interns & Staff Reading
4:30-5:00 p.m. Break
5:00-6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:00-8:15 p.m. Faculty Reading, Q&A, Book-signing
8:30-10:00 p.m. Board Game Night!