Fees & Deadlines

Applications open on January 1, 2016

Program DatesJune 18 - 25, 2016July 25 - August 1, 2016
Deadline to ApplyApril 8, 2016
(Extended from April 5)
April 12, 2016
(before midnight PST)
Application Fee$35 $40
Acceptance NotificationOn or before May 5, 2016
(Extended from May 1)
On or before May 20, 2016
DepositA deposit of $700 will be due upon acceptance.A deposit of $700 will be due upon acceptance.
HousingNot included in tuition. See Housing & Meals.Not included in tuition. See Housing & Meals.
Housing & Tuition BalanceDue on or before June 6, 2016Due on or before July 7, 2016
Registration/First Day of ConferenceJune 18, 2016July 25, 2016
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.

Application GuidelinesPrint Poetry Application GuidelinesPrint Writers Workshop Applications Guidelines
Financial Aid & ScholarshipsView Financial Aid InformationView Financial Aid Information
Application FormApply Now (Poetry)Apply Now (Writers Workshops)

*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.