We will then schedule an interview, after which we would hope to offer you a place. If you are on the long list you will hear the news early in April.
If there is a place available, we will schedule an interview.
If you're a poet, send us up to 10 pages of poetry.
If you're a fiction writer, send us 20-25 pages (a short story, the start of a novel, or several short stories that total 20-25 pages). If you're applying for our creative nonfiction program, send us no more than 20 pages of prose memoir writing, which can be one or more personal essays or an extract from a longer memoir piece.
In real life it’s a 500 word letter in which you tell us who you are.
Even more importantly, it is your opportunity to tell us what you understand about where you are applying.
Your writing samples are the most important part of your application.
Send work that you feel is at a high level and shows your strengths as a writer.
You will have attended the Open House if that is possible.
Lastly, you will have also read this website carefully.