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Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Event Date:
July 10, 2016
Financial Aid Deadline:
May 11, 2016
E-mail address:

The 2016 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Summer Seminar will be held from July 10 to July 23 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The conference features weeklong seminars with daily workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, one-on-one manuscript consultations, panel discussions, and readings. The faculty includes poets Christopher Citro, Francine J. Harris, and Amy Meng; fiction writers Tony Ardizzone, Phong Nguyen, and Alexander Weinstein; and creative nonfiction writer Matthew Gavin Frank. Tuition is $975 per week, which includes a celebratory dinner with the faculty. Other meals and lodging are not included; lodging is available at nearby hotels and inns. To apply for a scholarship, submit 10 pages of poetry or prose and a letter of interest with a $25 application fee by May 11. For a manuscript consultation, submit five poems of up to 12 pages or up to 20 pages of prose by June 15. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, 7 East Pasture Road, Aquinnah, MA 02535. (954) 242-2903. Alexander Weinstein, Director.

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