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Creative Writing Workshop>Tuition and Lodging


  • Commuter students: $250
  • Residential students: $550

Financial Assistance:

To apply for financial assistance, please complete the application form (pdf format) and return to:

Gerry LaFemina
Department of English
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532

Additional scholarships are available through the following sources:

  • Allegany County schools have full scholarships available. Contact your English teacher or Savage Mountain at 301-687-4024.

  • Garrett County schools have full scholarships--some even with room and board--available. Contact your English teacher or Savage Mountain at 301-687-4024 for details.

  • Area students may also contact the Allegany Arts Council for information about the Hadra Scholarship Fund, or visit their website at




For your tuition, you receive:

A week studying with a published writer and the opportunity to work in small, seminar-style workshop classes in order to produce polished fiction, poems or essays.

Opportunity to publish finished work on the Web.

The experience of a community of writers from around the region.

A chance to read your finished work to an audience of your peers and family and the opportunity to win prizes from that reading.

Lunch and receptions




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