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Deadlines

The summer 2018 residency, which begins our fall semester, is set for July 6 to 15.

We accept applications on a rolling basis. Writers who submit general applications by April 30, 2018** may be offered a space in the summer 2018 residency/fall semester. Following that date, all acceptances will be for the winter 2019 residency/spring semester.

**Applicants who wish to be considered for the Francis L. Toner Fellowship for Veterans or the Kurt Brown Fellowship for Diverse Voices should submit the general application form (check the box on page four of the form) by April 30, 2018. Please note that the Kurt Brown Fellowship application requires a short essay.

** Applicants who wish to be considered for the Debra Jean Fellowship for Nontraditional Students should submit the general application for (check the box on page four of the form) by March 16, 2018. 

**This summer/fall, the Martin B. Bernstein Poetry Fellowship will also be available to an incoming student. Apply by March 16, 2018. No essay is required; in order to apply, simply check the appropriate box on your application form.


The winter 2019 residency, which begins our spring semester, will take place from January 4 – January 13.

The Solstice Program features rolling admissions year-round. Writers who apply by November 5, 2018 may be offered a space in the winter 2019 residency (start of spring term).

*Applicants who wish to be considered for any of our genre-based Fellowships should submit the general application form (check the box on page four of the application form) by the October 15, 2018 postmark deadline See our Fellowships, Scholarships, & Financial Aid page for details.

Click here for Application Guidelines and Forms

Writers with an MFA degree wishing to complete a CERTIFICATE in winter/spring 2019 will need to apply to the program by Monday, December 10, 2018 (5 p.m. EST); for a summer/fall 2019 start: apply by Monday, May 14, 2019 (5 p.m. EST). Certificate Program information can be found here: