Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop
P.O. Box 9552
Roanoke, VA 24020-1552
Fax: (540) 561-2325
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Click here to read an article (PDF, 888k) from the Summer 2006 HOLLINS alumnae magazine on the summer 2006 Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop
Want to be a writer who makes people think, ponder, and listen? Then this is the place for you. The Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop is your opportunity to develop the writing skills you've always wanted in a one-week experience at Hollins University. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you'll be surrounded by peace, beauty, and inspiration as you discover your full potential as a creative writer. Choose one from nine workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, and poetry — led by a remarkably talented faculty. With class sizes of no more than 12 students, you'll benefit from one-on-one interaction with your workshop leader along with in-depth class discussions. You can expect faculty and student readings, manuscript reviews, craft seminars, and a variety of other activities developed specifically for your workshop.
Prepare yourself for in-class critiques and find yourself immersed in lively discussions with fellow writers as your leader guides your conversation along. With such tranquility along with rousing discussion, the atmosphere at the Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop is sure to bring out the best in your writing.