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Salisbury University
A Maryland University of National Distinction

The Eastern Shore Writing Project

News & Upcoming Events

Monday, June 20 – Friday, June 30 (2 weeks)
Face-to-Face meetings 9:00-4:00 daily, Monday through Thursday
Salisbury University, Teacher Education and Technology Center

In the Institute you will: 

  • Write pieces of your own choice
  • Participate in Writing Response Groups
  • Receive coaching from fellow teaching group members to create a writing lesson for your students
  • Create a toolbox of teaching ideas
  • Work independently and in collaboration with other teachers
  • Become part of a professional family

Applications must be received by April 30, 2016 (click here for more info). Any questions can be directed to the ESWP Director, Dr. Brandy Terrill (

Berlin Intermediate School (July 11-14 and/or July 18-21)
Salisbury University (July 18-22 and/or July 25-29)

Is there a future novelist in your family? An aspiring Hollywood screen writer? The next poet laureate? Foster his/her creativity this summer through the ESWP Writers of Promise Camp.

Writers of Promise is a fun, safe environment for children to embrace their creative sides while interacting with peers in a positive way. At Writers of Promise, students will:

  • Read and discuss published authors.
  • Participate in creative and inspiring writing activities.
  • Self-select topics for writing in a variety of genres.
  • Engage in peer-review and response.
  • Receive “one-on-one” instruction from experienced ESWP teachers and writers.
  • Work with writing technologies.
  • Publish an anthology of student writing.
  • Share writing with teachers, parents, students, and administrators at culminating ceremony.

For information about the program and costs, please click here. The priority registration deadline is May 30, 2016. If you have any questions, contact Jenny McFadden (

The 2013 Summer Institute cohort

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