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Deadlines

The winter 2017 residency, which begins our spring semester, will take place from December 30 – January 8, 2017.

We accept applications on a rolling basis. Writers who submit general applications by November 7, 2016* may be offered a space in the winter 2017 residency/spring semester. Following that date, all acceptances will be for the summer 2017 residency/fall semester.

*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 September 19, 2016 postmark deadline.

The summer 2017 residency, which begins our fall semester, will take place from July 7 to 16.

We accept applications on a rolling basis. Writers who submit general applications by April 17, 2017** may be offered a space in the summer 2017 residency/fall semester. Following that date, all acceptances will be for the winter 2018 residency/spring semester.

**Applicants who wish to be considered for the Kurt Brown Fellowship for Diverse Voices should submit the general application form (check the box on page four of the application form) by March 13, 2017. Please note that the Kurt Brown Fellowship application requires a short essay.

(Visit our Fellowships, Scholarships, and Financial Aid page for details about the FAFSA and further information about fellowships and need-based Writers Helping Writers scholarships.)

Click here for Application Guidelines and Forms