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Southeastern sponsors camp for young writers June 21-25

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – Children ages 8-14 can write to their hearts’ content this summer at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Young Writers Camp, sponsored by the Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project (SLWP).
     The camp is scheduled June 21-25, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., on Southeastern’s campus in D Vickers Hall, third floor. The cost is $195.
     SLWP faculty will guide participants in daily activities such as writing; connecting the writing process with art and print-making; story quilts; poetry scramble; and many other creative activities incorporating reading, writing and art. 
     Campers will polish their work through peer editing, and work will be published in an anthology. On the final day of camp, the young writers will present their best work to parents and friends at a “Coffee House Reading.”
     For more information and a registration form, contact Camp Coordinator Beth Calloway at or Richard Louth at 985-549-2102. 
     Registration forms and checks for the Young Writers Camp can be mailed to the      Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project, c/o Dr. Richard Louth, SLU 10327, Hammond, LA 70402. Checks should be made payable to the Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project.

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