Susquehanna University’s Writers Institute — the hub for all things creative writing-related at SU — has many exciting opportunities for high school creative writers:

Check out Apprentice Writer, our literary journal dedicated to publishing high school creative writing. Read the recent issue here and learn how to submit your own writing for publication and prizes!

Come to Creative Writing Day for feedback on your poetry, fiction, and other creative writing.

Apply to our creative writing major and win one of our eleven scholarships to study creative writing at Susquehanna. Find out about the portfolio application process for admission and scholarships here.

Attend our summer workshop for high school writers.

Email us to join our mailing list for invitations to free creative writing workshops and events.

Questions about program and opportunities? Email us at

Creative Writing Scholarships

Eleven scholarships will be offered to first-year creative writing majors based on the quality of their writing portfolios.

Creative Writing Day

Join us for a day of workshops, readings, and information sessions hosted by the Susquehanna University Writers Institute.

Summer Writers Workshop

Live the life of a practicing writer.


Publishes poems, stories and personal essays by high school students from schools throughout the nation. It has a circulation of 11,000 and is distributed each September. It is edited and produced, in part, by Susquehanna writing students.


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