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The Kenyon Review: The Writers Workshop Online with Rebecca McClanahan

June 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm PDT

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The Kenyon Review is hosting their Writers Workshop this summer! Red Hen author Rebecca McClanahan will be instructing on the nonfiction portion July 11-17. eccRead below for information!


Our summer 2021 workshops take on a new dimension this year. Entirely online, they are designed to fit more easily into writers’ daily lives, all while providing the stimulating and supportive experience that writers seek from Kenyon Review. Three different options are available for each genre, during both sessions (June and July):

The Finn Workshop*: The most rigorous, interactive option, the Finn Workshop is ideal for writers seeking an intensive, small-group experience supplemented by an individualized, one-on-one meeting with the instructor. This option also includes small group conversations with visiting editors and exclusive green room access to special guest authors.

The Bexley Workshop*: This option provides the rigor of the small-group workshop combined with opportunities to interact with a community of writers, through open mic sessions and the writers cafe, a communal online space for writing in the company of others.

The Rosse Event Series: The most flexible option, the Rosse Event Series provides enrichment and insights through readings and conversations with faculty (including Kaveh Akbar, David Baker, Angie Cruz, Geeta Kothari, Dinty W. Moore, Carl Phillips, Natalie Shapero, Nancy Zafris, and more). Participants can experience the events synchronously or access them asynchronously until September 1.

*Note: Participants in the Finn and Bexley Workshops have access to the entire Rosse Event Series.

Our faculty members are talented writers and teachers of national renown. They have advanced degrees in creative writing and are accomplished, active members of the literary community.

Session I Instructors (June 20–26)
Fiction: Angie Cruz or Ira Sukrungruang
Nonfiction: T Kira Madden or Dinty W. Moore
Poetry: Gabrielle Calvocoressi or Carl Phillips
Spiritual Writing: Kaveh Akbar or Jamie Quatro

Session II Instructors (July 11–17)
Fiction: E.J. Levy, Nick White, or Nancy Zafris with Karin Lin-Greenberg
Nonfiction: Geeta Kothari or Rebecca McClanahan
Poetry: David Baker, Dan Beachy-Quick, Shara McCallum, or Natalie Shapero

The Finn and Bexley Workshops center around a daily 90-minute, small-group experience offered synchronously via Zoom. Many of the other enrichment opportunities associated with each workshop are asynchronous. A complete schedule is available on each genre workshop page.

For more information visit:

The Writers Workshops Online


June 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am PDT
July 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm PDT
Price Varies
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