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Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find answers to most questions folx have when planning to attend the Summer Writing Program. If you don’t see your question here, you can write to swp[at]naropa[dot]edu and we’ll get back to you in a timely manner.

The schedule below is a rough sketch of what each day could look like, week by week. While the speakers and nature of the event, whether lecture, panel, conversation, a great part of the day is engaged . SWP students should be prepared to make this event the focus of their time.

The most common question we receive is, what is SWP like? and really, how can we describe the kinetic environment of SWP? It is school,  festival, retreat, autonomous zone, creative cleanse, boot camp, better-than-Christmas all at once. In whichever way you approach it, please, stay HYDRATED!


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