Fees & Deadlines

We have been forced to cancel our summer workshops in Squaw Valley due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Information on this page is no longer accurate. Visit our program pages for more information.

Poetry Workshop
Writers Workshops

Applications open on January 1, 2020

Program DatesJune 20 - 27, 2020July 6-13, 2020
Deadline to ApplyMarch 28, 2020
(before midnight PST)
March 28, 2020
(before midnight PST)
Application Fee$35 $40
Acceptance NotificationOn or before May 1, 2020
On or before May 10, 2020
Deposit - NonrefundableA deposit of $800 will be due upon acceptance. (Awards of financial aid may reduce this amount.)A deposit of $800 will be due upon acceptance. (Awards of financial aid may reduce this amount.)
Deposit DeadlineMay 10, 2020May 20, 2020
HousingNot included in tuition. See Housing & Meals.Not included in tuition. See Housing & Meals.
Housing & Tuition BalanceDue on or before June 10, 2020Due on or before June 20, 2020
Registration/First Day of ConferenceSaturday, June 22, 2020Monday, July 8, 2020
Program Website
Make sure to read all information before applying
Poetry WebsiteWriters Workshops Website
ReturneesReturning Poetry Lottery Information & Application-Fiction Participants may attend 2 out of 3 years.

-Nonfiction Participants must take two sessions off before reapplying.

Financial Aid & ScholarshipsView Financial Aid InformationView Financial Aid Information
Application FormApply Now (Poetry)Writers Workshops Application Form

*Prices subject to change without notice.


Does the Tuition include Housing?

No. See Housing & Meals.

Does the Tuition include meals?

Six dinners are included in the tuition; you are on your own for breakfast and lunch. See Housing & Meals.

Is the Non-Refundable Deposit in addition to the tuition?

No, it is part of the tuition, a payment toward the full tuition.