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Visiting Writers Series

The Visiting Writers Series at Trinity Preparatory School brings nationally acclaimed authors and poets to the campus to work with students and teach them about creative writing in a variety of genres. Visiting writers conduct workshops, read from their work, and chat with Trinity students about the writing life.

2022-2023 Season

Next up on March 2: Jeffrey Voccola



Jeffrey Voccola is the winner of the 2018 Blue Mountain Novel Award for his book, Kings Row (Hidden River, 2020), and was the 2022 Fiction Fellow at Longleaf Writers Conference in Seaside, Florida. His stories have appeared in The Woven Tale Press, 2 Bridges Review, The Fox Chase Review, The Cabinet, Noctua Review, Cottonwood, Beacon Street Review, Folio, and others. His essays have been published in Inside Sources, The Las Vegas Sun, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Jeffrey teaches creative and professional writing at Kutztown University. He lives in Pennsylvania and New York.

The following writers will be on campus this school year for workshops. Upper school students can apply to attend. 

See Ms. Farmer for more information.

Ryan Rivas & Michael Wheaton

middle block and lunch

literary magazine publishing



Oct 4

Matt Miller

4th period

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Jan 26

Emily Lake Hansen

2nd period

4th period

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Feb 2

Jeffrey Voccola

4th period

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novel writing/fiction

Click here to apply

March 2

Our Students In Action






Past Visiting Author Events

Story Structure with Iljeen Jo

Literary Nonfiction with Tahirah Dean

Story Writing with Vanessa Blakeslee



Playwriting with John Ryan

YA Novels with Caitlin Lochner

Fables with Michele Randall