Writers Workshop Application

Interested writers are urged to apply early. The director of the program will review all applications.

Admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis for the Fiction, Literary Nonfiction, Poetry, Book Arts, and Teachers Workshops. Please note: all Fiction, Literary Nonfiction, Poetry, and Book Arts sections are now full, we are no long accepting applications for those genres.

For the Novel Workshop, the application deadline was March 15, 2015. Admissions decisions will be sent in early April.

Please click here to confirm tuition and fees for individual programs.

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Application Uploads

Please choose the workshop to which you would like to apply. Application requirements are different for each program, so please be sure you have chosen the correct workshop in the Workshop Preference dropdown list below.


Fiction Applicants: In addition to a current resume, please submit one short story or an excerpt from a longer work.


Literary Nonfiction Applicants: In addition to a current resume, please submit one short nonfiction piece or an excerpt from a longer work.


Poetry Applicants: In addition to a current resume, please submit three or four poems.


The Art of Text Applicants: In addition to a current resume, please submit either three to four poems, a short essay, short story, or hybrid work (your sample should be no more than five pages).


Novel Workshop Applicants: In addition to a current resume, please submit a one-page summary of your novel. Instructions for sending your first 100 pages will be given in a confirmation email after you press the submit button.


Teachers Workshop Applicants: In addition to uploading a current resume, please describe a favorite creative writing lesson plan (real or imagined) for high school students. As you write about this lesson, keep in mind that this can be an exercise in description, analysis, and an opportunity to be creative. (Please do not exceed 300 words.)



Please upload one short story or an excerpt from a longer work.

Please upload one short nonfiction piece or an excerpt from a longer work.

Please upload three or four poems.

Please upload either three to four poems, a short essay, short story, or hybrid work (your sample should be no more than five pages).

Please upload a one page summary of your novel.
Please type your lesson plan into the box above.

 

For more information, call, email or write:
Kenyon Review Writers Workshop
Finn House
102 W. Wiggin St.
Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio 43022-9623
Telephone: (740) 427-5207
Fax: (740) 427-5417
writers@kenyonreview.org

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