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Creative Writing Festival

You have talent. Learn a few things, show us your writing skills, enter a contest to win a scholarship. Join us for the Creative Writing Festival.

The Festival

Montreat College will host the annual Creative Writing Festival on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Join us for Poetry Slam! Event


  • Screenplay writing workshop with Dr. Jim Shores, award-winning screenplay writer
  • Poetry Slam!
  • Open Mic
  • Beginners workshop with Jeffrey Buckner
  • Conversations with Dr. Bill Forstchen, New York Times bestselling novelist
  • Song Lyric Writing with Mr. Kevin Auman and a special guest lyricist
  • Creative Writing Contest in Poetry and Fiction

Creative Writing Contest in Poetry and Fiction

Submit 3-5 pages with the subject line Montreat CWF Submission. Include name, teacher, school, and grade level. Montreat College Scholarship prizes of $1,500, $1,000 and $750 are available for winners in each category. Send submissions and all inquiries to kangle@montreat.edu; submissions due by March 29.

Festival Details

  • $15 per student
  • Free admission for teachers and school administrators
  • Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014. 

Contact Kimberly Angle at kangle@montreat.edu by March 29, 2014 and register here.