The Sewanee School of Letters offers the M.A. in English and M.F.A. in creative writing to students who have only summers to devote to study. The faculty consists of Sewanee professors and distinguished faculty from other campuses. Courses are rigorous, but the atmosphere intimate and friendly.
Thanks to the Walter E. Dakin Memorial Fund, supported by the estate of Tennessee Williams, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference gathers distinguished faculty to provide instruction each July through workshops and craft lectures in poetry, fiction, and playwriting. Participants also enjoy daily readings and the opportunity to meet editors and agents.
High school students from across the country and the world who love to sing immerse themselves in music while learning what it’s like to sing in the University Choir at Sewanee.
Rising high school juniors and seniors who are passionate about the outdoors spend two weeks exploring the ecosystems of the Cumberland Plateau.
Advanced high school music students from all over the world participate in this four-week professional concert series.
Founded in the confidence that knowledge and reason are foundational to faith, SUMMA teaches high school students the skills that lead to listening intentionally, thinking critically, and speaking profoundly.
Talented high school students spend two weeks workshopping poems, plays, and stories with writing professors from around the country.