The Workshops: Spiritual Writing

July 7-14, 2018

Spiritual Writing

The Kenyon Review is excited to offer new workshops in spiritual writing this summer. Applying our generative writing workshop model to the best practices of the former Kenyon Institute’s Beyond Walls program, we have created a writing-intensive week for writers, both clergy and non, who seek to wrestle with matters of faith and spirituality on the written page.

Daily morning workshops, led by esteemed writers of multiple genres and faiths, offer time for participants to engage with readings and share their work in an environment where questions of being and questions of craft complement each other. Afternoons and evenings provide time to meditate, ponder, discuss, and compose on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. 

Each Workshop is limited to 10 participants. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application. The application consists of the online application form, a resume, and a sample of your work. The sample should be no more than five pages and can be either three or four poems or one short story or essay or a prose excerpt from a longer work. Based on your application, you will be assigned one of the following instructors Rodger Kamenetz or Afaa M. Weaver.

Questions? Please email writers@kenyonreview.org or call 740-427-5196

The application site will open in early January 2018.

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