APPLICATION & TUITION

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Applications for Fall 2025 – Spring 2026 open November 1st.

To apply, you will need:

  • 5 minutes to complete the application.
  • A credit/debit card to pay the $25 application fee.
  • A 5,000-word writing sample (fiction only). Complete short stories are acceptable, as are excerpts from novellas and novels. Acceptance is determined by Dn. Nicholas based on submitted excerpts. 
  • Accepted students will be notified of their status on or before Friday, February 28th, 2024.

Tuition & Payment Schedule

The total cost of the Workshop is $3,900.

(N.B. While food and lodging are covered for the in-person retreat in August, students will need to finance their own travel expenses to and from the retreat.)

  • Once accepted, a $500 non-refundable deposit is required within 5 days to secure your spot.
  • Payment deadlines
    • At least $1,000 (including deposit), must be paid by August 1st, 2024​.
    • At least $2,500 (including deposit), must be paid by November 1st, 2024.
    • Balance must be paid in full by February 1st, 2025.

Academic Calendar

Our 2024 – 2025 Academic Calendar is now available.

Important Dates

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024: Applications Open for Fall 2024

Thursday, January 11th, 2024: Open House at 8pm EST

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024: Applications Close

Friday, March 29th, 2024: Acceptance Letters Mailed

August 19th-23rd, 2024: In-Person Kick-Off Retreat

September 2024 – May 2025: Online Courses

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