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Young Writers Institute

The Young Writers Institute (YWI) is an annual summer workshop for young writers who enjoy writing and want to grow as writers.  Young  writers from schools across the Western Pennsylvania region come together and meet to have the opportunity to develop their skills as writers. 

For Grades 5-8

Young Writers Institute 2023 

Grades: 5-8 

Location: Wexford, Pennsylvania  

Cost: $250 

Dates: June 19-23, 2023 

Time: 9 a.m. - Noon 

For Grades 7-10

Young Writers Institute 2023

Grades: 7-10 

Location: University of Pittsburgh 

Cost: $350 

Dates: July 17-28, 2023 

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.