Registration for the KUWP Writing Retreat in Summer 2022 is now open!

The 2022 KUWP Writing Retreat:

The KUWP Writing Retreat will be conducted from June 20th – June 30th, 2022 (Summer 1).   Writers will meet from 9am-3pm, Monday through Thursday (no meetings on Friday).  

-Pursue individual writing projects and receive guided mentorship and feedback in a nurturing atmosphere.  


Earn three (3) hours of undergraduate/graduate credit in English.  In addition, up to 45 professional development hours (in fulfillment of New Jersey State PD requirements) will be granted to participants who are writer-teachers.  


The cost of participating is based on the current basic undergraduate/graduate credit fees of Kean University, payable by attendee or their districts when applicable.


Registration for the Summer 2022 Writing Retreat is now open. Please complete this registration form.   

In addition, a brief email communication of intent to apply to the KUWP director, Dr. Mia Zamora and her team ( is encouraged. 

2022 KUWP Writing Retreat Registration Form

Virtual Graduate Information Session

At Kean, our 30-credit master’s degree in English Writing Studies (M.A.) is tailored toward students who want to improve their writing skills to further their careers and those who want a greater understanding of the art and theory behind good writing to follow their own passions. Our program provides teachers with new strategies for teaching writing at all levels, along with coursework in writing for the workplace, grant writing and technical editing that are useful for the job market.



October 20th we will be celebrating National Day on Writing!

From the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) National Day on Writing ToolKit

What is it?

Every year we join the conversation on writing by answering #WhyIWrite and #IAmFrom. Join us in celebrating writing and bringing attention to literacy by responding to the prompts. If you want to share yours out on social media, don’t forget to tag us @KUWSP on Twitter and @kean_wp on Instagram and #WhyIWrite and #IAmFrom so we can see it!

Welcome Back!

We are excited to start a new semester and looking forward to seeing everyone face-to-face!

This semester we have some events to look out for! Some of our planned events includes a chance to honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11, a “Common Read” event featuring the poet Elizabeth Acevedo, the National Writing Project’s annual National Day of Writing on October 20th (check out our #iamfrom and #whyiwrite creations from Fall 2020), NaNoWriMo’s November writing challenge, and a 2021 Fall Semester writing support group on Thursdays.