Camp Schedule


Writers Camp

Feb. 9 7:30 pm – Feb. 10 7:00 am

You and your fellow authors will meet at ZSR at 7:30 pm with everything you need for a binge writing session. Be prepared to stay till 7:00 am. Professor Ryan Shirey, Director of the WFU Writing Center will open the event with insider tips to make the most of your writing experience. Writing tutors from the Writing Center will be available during the event to assist you. Of course food and coffee will be available throughout the night to to keep you going, with pizza at midnight. By 7:00 am, your work is done and we will close the event with a celebratory breakfast from Biscuitville, a few words of thanks and congratulations, and some gifts!

After the event all the writing will be professionally edited and then published as an eBook. Two editions will be created by Craig Fansler in ZSR, one for Special Collections and one for the circulating collection.


Oct. 16 through Nov. 13: Open Application Period: All Wake Forest students are invited to submit online applications and writing samples for review.

Nov. 30: Student Author Selection: Student authors will be notified of their acceptance via email. Students will begin receiving regular updates from the committee in preparation for the event.