The Westport Writers' Workshop will hold a summer series of week-long writing workshops for aspiring writers entering grades 5 through 12 beginning July 5.

Workshop leaders include Westport Writers instructor and writer Marcelle Soviero, Staples High School AP/honors teacher Julie McNamee; former and current managing editors of Inklings, Staples High School's student newspaper, Alex Nitkin and Alix Neenan; Yale graduate and current New York City humanities teacher David Nitkin; and local author, columnist, blogger and Staples coach Dan Woog.

The workshops offer writing instruction across various genres, including college essay writing, blogging and creative writing.

Registration for all 17 summer workshops is open. To register, visit or call 203-227-3250.