Applications are now open for The Common Young Writers Program, which offers two two-week summer classes for high school students (rising 9-12). Students will be introduced to the building blocks of fiction and learn to read with a writer's gaze.
Each class is two hours long and includes a craft talk and Q&A with the author, generative exercises and discussion shared in breakout sessions, a take-home list of readings and writing prompts, a free “Behind the Scenes” session (date TBD) about what literary magazine editors look for in submissions.
TC STAFF We are excited to announce that the Pushcart Prize's contributing editors have nominated a number of pieces from The Common! The Pushcart Prize celebrates outstanding works of literature produced by small-press writers; each of these nominations are exceptional works of art that take fresh and memorable perspectives on the modern sense of place.