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Upstate Young Writers' Network "So You Think You Can Write?"

On April 30, 2011, SWP will host our first ever Upstate Young Writers' Network featuring award winning author Deborah Wiles.  In addition, there will be 6 other published writers from across the upstate and a local performance group.

8:30am - 2:00pm
Tukey Theater and CASB
Open to TEACHERS and STUDENTS grades kindergarten through college level.
Registration fees: $40 for teachers and $30 for students. Cost includes 3 writing workshop sessions, a t-shirt and lunch.
Group discounts are available! Email Tasha Thomas or download the SWP "So You Think You Can Write" Registration Form for more information.


  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Registration
  • 9:00 - 12:00 noon  Break-out Sessions (Students and Teachers will divide into age-appropriate groups for three one-hour workshops) 
  • 12:00 -1:00 p.m.  Lunch and "Imagine That" Performance, along with "Open Mic"
  • 1:00-2:00pm    Parents will pick up students for book browsing and signing

Cost: $40 for teachers

          $30 for students


Email Tasha Thomas, download the SWP So You Think You Can Write Registration Form  or Register Here.


SWP Upstate Young Writers' Network 

Contact Us
Tasha A. Thomas, Director
USC Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Office 864-503-5653
Fax 864-503-5825

Additional Resources
The National Writing Project
SC State Council of The International Reading Association
SC Council of Teachers of English
National Council for Teachers of English
SC Department of Education
Hub City Writers Project


The Spartanburg Writing Project is an affiliate of the National Writing Project, a national model for professional development with more than 180 sites across the United States and the world.