Writopia Lab is a national community of young writers and storytellers.

We are committed to cultivating a safe and intellectual space for student-focused, joy-inducing instruction in creative writing and more. In order to help you explore our wide range of programs, this guide is designed to help you find a program that suits your needs.

DC Creative Portfolio Workshop

These workshops meet one day a week for eleven 90-minute sessions each trimester throughout the school-year, plus a one-day Submissions Prep workshop in December, and three hours of private sessions Portfolio Review over the school-year.

Workshop Location:
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2019 WriCampia Open House

You can attend in person or online.

  • In Person: 486 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024.
  • To join the Zoom meeting online, you can use of the following options
    • Click on this link (audio and visual)
      • https://zoom.us/j/4818571947
      • If you haven’t used Zoom before, please join the meeting before 6:30 PM so you can take care of the quick download you’ll need
    • Use one tap mobile (audio only)
      • +16465588665,,4818571947# US (New York)
      • +17207072699,,4818571947# US
    • Dial by your location
      • +1 646 558 8665 US (New York)
      • +1 720 707 2699 US
    • For reference, the Zoom Meeting ID is 481 857 1947
    • If you need help determining your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ac8H7XKC84

Technical Trouble?

If you are having technical trouble, please email us at sleepaway@writopialab.org!

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General enrollment opens on December 10th for WriCampia, our creative, fun, and productive sleepaway camp in the Poconos, which runs from August 12th through August 23rd!

WriCampia will fill up quickly, so don't miss the opportunity to join our open house event on Monday, December 10th at 6:30 PM either in person on the Upper West Side in New York City or via livecast.

This event is for parents and guardians, and not for campers.

Please RSVP now to attend the open house in person or to join us through the livecast!

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Kim Hartman's Birthday!

Your donations help us change lives... the lives of exceptional low-income children and teens who yearn to be included and empowered by a creative and intellectual community. And it's not just about creative writing. Your donation ensures that we may help low income, lower literacy teens with their academic essays, their college essays, and with preparing for the SATs.

Thank you for your support!

Private Sessions Tuition

NYC Narrative Therapy

One-hour sessions are $120.

Workshop Location
Student Name
Parent/Guardian Name

Pre-Scholastic Workshop

This workshop meets for 2 hours, and it is specifically designed to help with you submissions to the Scholastic Writing Awards.


Private Sessions Tuition

NYC Filmmaking

One-hour sessions are $140.

Workshop Location
Student Name
Parent/Guardian Name

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Writopia offers instruction in a variety of narrative art forms and mediums.

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We're in session all year round—school year, summer and holiday breaks!

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Learn about Writopia’s programs offered beyond our Labs—in public and private schools, at our partner organizations, and more!

Learn more about additional enrichment opportunities for young writers, e.g. fellowships, internships, submission and production opportunities, personalized events.

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