Creative Writing Workshop

Presented byDel Mar College English &Philosophy Department andSigma Kappa Delta, EnglishHonor SocietyStudents in Grades 6-12

Inspired by the many talented authors at this year's Teen Bookfest? Want to join their ranks one day or just try your hand at crafting a story? Then, be sure to catch the writer's workshop. This session provides wannabe writers with a chance to learn some new tricks, practice their skills, and get feedback from peers and professionals.

Poetry Workshop

Juan Manuel Perez and Alan Berecka are long time friends who happen to be the first two Poet Laureates of Corpus Christi. Perez will present a workshop on the Hybrid English Haiku form. Participants will learn how to apply the form to urban legends. Berecka will present the idea of word pallets which is a concept young poets can use when they revise their work.

Illustrator's Workshop

Let your artistic side run wild. Join author/illustrator Carolyn Dee Flores in the illustrator's workshop.

Ms. Flores is an accomplished writer and illustrator of several published children's books. Check her out at or on Twitter @carolyndeeflore