YWW35! – Celebrating 35 Years of the Young Writers Workshop

Wed. March 16, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Hosted by: UVa Young Writers Workshop and Sweet Briar College


The nation’s flagship program for young creative writers is turning 35! Our alumni have published widely across genres, been recipients of the National Book Award and the Whiting Award, and much more. Join us for an alumni reading to celebrate 35 years of empowering talented young writers.

Why Should You Attend?

Each of the participants, Ansel Elkins, Hilary Holladay, Jeff Martin, and Thomas Pierce, and moderator Laura-Eve Engel participated in YWW as a student. Hear about their experiences and their current work.

Elkins, Ansel, Blue Yodel
Holladay, Hillary Herert Huncke
Pierce, Thomas, hall of small