writing

Students receive instruction in various writing formats including fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and drama.The focus is on positive, thoughtful, and informative analysis of writing in a fun and supportive environment. 

Teacher, writer, and Gifted Arts Director, Ted Ibur, is lead writing teacher for each level of writing. Sean Murphy, a recent English Literature and Creative Writing graduate, co-teaches the high school classes.

Middle School
Creative Writing

2020 Summer Session Enrollment starts mid-January

Gifted Arts writers receive instruction in various writing formats including fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and drama. The focus is on positive, thoughtful, and informative analysis of writing in an environment that encourages original thought, conversation, and risk-taking in the creative arts. Most importantly, the class is fun with a lot of humor in the mix. Students may take the class for a two-week ($300) or three-week ($425) session.  Classes are held on the SLU campus with the exception of a class at the St. Louis Art Museum and St. Louis Zoo from 9:00-12:00, Mondays-Fridays. *Please note, there are no refunds beginning two weeks prior to the start of class.

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High School
Creative Writing

2020 Summer Session Enrollment starts mid-January

We provide instruction in various writing formats including fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and drama. One of the biggest challenges writers face is getting ideas and thoughts down spontaneously. Writing prompts are also used to help spark the flow of expression and speed within specific time frames. We focus on positive and constructive feedback in a fun, provocative, and encouraging environment. 

Classes are held on the SLU campus at Morrissey Hall from 6-9 PM, on Tuesdays.
August 27•September 3•September 17•October 8•October 22•November 19•December 3•December 10•January 7•January 14•January 21•February 4•February 18•March 3•March 24•April 7•April 21•May 5
 *Please note, there are no refunds beginning two weeks prior to the start of class.

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