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The 2016 Yale Writers’ Conference will be held from June 4 to June 14 and from June 16 to June 19 on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. The first session features workshops in fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as craft talks, master classes, readings, and panel discussions with editors and publishers. The second session features workshops in poetry, historical fiction, memoir, biography, and other genres, and includes one-on-one manuscript consultations with faculty. The faculty for the first session includes poet Claudia Rankine; fiction writers Sybil Baker, Kirsten Bakis, Je Banach, Amy Bloom, Michael Cunningham, Trey Ellis, Marc Fitten, Molly Gaudry, Lev Grossman, Porochista Khakpour, Lisa Page, Marian Thurm, and Edmund White; nonfiction writers M. G. Lord, Mishka Shubaly, and Sergio Troncoso; and publisher Jotham Burrello (Elephant Rock Books). The faculty for the second session includes poets David Gorin and Stephanie Hart; fiction writers Sybil Baker, Kirsten Bakis, Louis Bayard, Marc Fitten, Elizabeth Hand, Lisa Page, Julia Quinn, and Lori Rader-Day; nonfiction writers Molly Gaudry, Jonathan Levi, M. G. Lord, and Mishka Shubaly; editor Erika Goldman (Bellevue Literary Press); and publisher Jotham Burrello. Tuition for the first session is $3,185, which includes lodging and some meals, or $2,545 for commuters, which includes some meals. Tuition for the second session is $1,387, which includes lodging and meals, or $1,195 for commuters, which includes some meals. Tuition for both sessions is $4,700, which includes lodging and some meals, or $3,740 for commuters, which includes some meals. Submit up to 1,300 words of poetry or prose with a $40 application fee. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Yale Writers' Conference, P.O. Box 208355, New Haven, CT 06520.