Since our inception in 1986, we have offered each summer a full week experience of classes, seminars in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, one-on-one critiques, agent/editor meetings, faculty lunches, and opportunities for readings. We continue to offer this experience, open to writers of every level.

    NOTE: Our registration, tuition and critique fees have NOT increased since


Additionally, we offer a significantly discounted rate for Ohio college, university, community college students and faculty; please see registration page for details.

“A LA CARTE” EXPERIENCES— for new writers or those seeking to develop in a new genre of writing, we’offer the following exciting options:

Saturday Seminar (July 6, 2013)

Morning Only Classes option (July 6-12, 2013)

Afternoon Only Focus on Form class (July 8-12, 2013)

    NOTE: You may also combine the Saturday Seminar with EITHER the Morning Only Classes

    OR the Afternoon Only Focus on Form class.

YOUNG WRITERS—for high school students entering their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year in fall of 2013 (or ages 15-18) in the following Ohio counties: Greene, Montgomery, Clark, Clinton, Fayette, Miami, Madison and Warren. These young writers have an opportunity to earn a scholarship to attend Morning Classes and a Young Writers Afternoon Seminar at a significantly reduced rate.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ADULT WRITERS—FULL WEEK PARTICIPANTS ONLY--Adult writers who have completed a partial manuscript have the opportunity to compete for three full tuition (first place) scholarships and—three half tuition (second place) scholarships.

AWW participants may earn graduate-level continuing professional development credit for teachers through Antioch University Midwest. Additionally, they may attend AWW in partial fulfillment of undergraduate and graduate credit through Antioch University Midwest; additional writing assignments after the AWW will be required. Please contact the AWW Director at for more information.

Overview of AWW Summer Workshop, July 6-12, 2013 Schedule
Start Marking your Calendar... AWW Summer Workshop July 6-12, 2013 Schedule

SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013 (all events at Antioch University Midwest)
Saturday Seminar, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (available as a stand-alone event, or as an add-on to the Full Week Experience)
Program and Instructors TO BE DETERMINED--Check Back Often!

4:00-5:00 p.m. Full Week, Morning Only, Afternoon Focus on Form Only Participants--Sign In

6:00-7:00 p.m. Dessert and Wine Reception (Open to any AWW registered participant--Full Week, Saturday Seminar, Morning Only or Afternoon Only Focus on Form)

7:00 p.m. Keynote Speech by Lee Martin, Pulitzer Prize (Fiction) Finalist and author of Break The Skin and other novels, followed by book signing.

SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013
Full Week Participants, Morning Only, and Afternoon Only Focus on Form participants:
12:00 p.m.--Box Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m.--Kick off meeting--ice breakers, meet other instructors and participants

Full Week and Afternoon Only Focus on Form Seminars:
2:30-5:00 p.m. (at various locations throughout Yellow Springs.)

Evening Reading (open to public)
7:00 p.m., at Antioch University Midwest

Continental Breakfast (Full Week and Morning Only Participants)
8:00 a.m., Antioch University Midwest

Morning Classes in Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Professional Connections (Full Week and Morning Only Participants)
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Antioch University Midwest

Lunch with faculty (Full Week Participants only)
12:30-2:30 p.m., various locations

Pitch Sessions, Critiques (Full Week Participants only)
Scheduled individually, held at Antioch University Midwest

Afternoon Seminars for Full Week Participants/Afternoon Only Focus on Form Seminar
2:30-5:00 p.m., various locations

Evening Readings (open to public)
7:00 p.m., various locations