UPDATE REGARDING THE 2020 ALPHA WORKSHOP & COVID – 19:

We take the health and safety of our students seriously, and we want to be sure our actions are consistent with the current expert guidelines on how to limit the spread of the virus.

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have decided to shift Alpha 2020 to a virtual format. The Alpha staff are hard at work creating a stellar digital workshop. We look forward to returning to a physical Alpha workshop in 2021.

We can’t wait to meet you all virtually! Details to come.

For further inquiries, please contact alphawritersworkshop@gmail.com

Alpha Workshop 2020

Alpha 2020 will take place
July 22 – August 2, 2020.

Applications are now closed.
Expect responses by April 15th!

Alpha Workshop 2019

The 18th annual Alpha Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Workshop for Young Writers (ages 14 – 19) was held at the University of Pittsburgh’s Greensburg Campus from Wednesday, July 24 to Sunday, August 4, 2019.

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