Underground Workshop

Portland, OR, United States

The Underground Workshop was held from June 8 to June 15 in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon. The workshop, which was open to fiction writers, included workshops, individual manuscript consultations, local excursions, readings, and an improv class. The faculty included prose writer Charles D’Ambrosio and poet Jae Yeun Choi. The cost of the workshop was $895, which did not include lodging and meals. Writers submitted via e-mail a writing sample of up to 20 pages and a brief personal statement by April 7. There was no application fee. Two scholarships were available to writers “facing personal or systemic barriers in the pursuit of their craft.” Visit the website for complete guidelines.