Cape Cod Writers Center

Young Writers Workshop

Every summer or school vacation break, CCWC hosts the Young Writers Workshop, a creative writing program for students ages 12-18 from the schools of Cape Cod and southern New England.

Students are selected on a competitive basis.

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young writer 2The Young Writers Workshop, now in its third decade, remains one of the highlights for our talented local youth.

Students have a chance to meet and form friendships with other writers from area schools as well as receive individual help and advice from published authors.



February 19 – 23   –   9:30am – Noon

This is a FREE event open to students from grades 7-12 from Cape Cod and Southern New England

The deadline for submissions is Monday, February 12, 2018. The Writers Center must receive this via scanned email or post office mail by that  date. (Please note directions below and at the bottom of the application.) 

To complete this application, please include a writing sample from 500-1000 words.


Please mail the completed application (keeping a copy for yourself) to the Cape Cod Writers Center,% Young Writers Workshop, P.O. Box 408, Osterville, MA 02655 or scan and email to If emailed, write “Young Writers Program in the subject line. Your application must be received no later than Monday, February 12, 2018.

Attach a sample of your work in 500-1000 words. Be sure to put your name on each page and include page numbers. Reminder: You and your parents must complete these forms if you are under 18 years of age.

If you have any questions, please email us at You may also phone us at (508) 420-0200 and leave a message. Be sure to repeat your phone number twice so that we can return your call.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!