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The 12th annual Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop will be held from July 13 to July 20 at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. The program features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as seminars, readings, and meetings with agents and editors. Participating writers include poets Mary Ruefle, Kevin Young, and Matthew Zapruder; fiction writers Dorothy Allison, Robert Boswell, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Jonathan Dee, Anthony Doerr, Rachel Kushner, Kelly Link, Antonya Nelson, Dana Spiotta, Wells Tower, and Joy Williams; and creative nonfiction writers Jo Ann Beard, Nick Flynn, and Ann Hood. Tuition is $1,100; the fee for lodging and meals is $600. Scholarships are available. Seminars may be audited for $250 (no application necessary), and individual event tickets are also available. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry or 20 pages of prose with a $40 application fee. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 24. General applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Call or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop, 260 NW Thurman Street, Portland, OR 97210. (503) 219-0622. Lance Cleland, Director.