Kenyon Review offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction from June 18 to June 25 at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. An art of text workshop for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers, was also held from June 25 to July 1, and a nature writing workshop for poets and nonfiction writers was held from June 25 to July 2. The program also featured faculty and student readings. The faculty included poets David Baker, Linda Gregerson, Carl Phillips, and Stanley Plumly; fiction writers Lee K. Abbott, E. J. Levy, and Nancy Zafris; creative nonfiction writers Rebecca McClanahan, Brenda Miller, and Dinty W. Moore; and text artists Gretchen E. Henderson and Ellen Sheffield. Tuition, which included lodging and some meals, was $2,295 for a poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or nature writing workshop, and $1,595 for the art of text workshop. Returning participants received a $250 discount. Writers submitted three to four poems, a short story, or an essay of any length (up to five pages for applications for the art of text and nature writing workshops), and a résumé. There was no application fee. Admissions were made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Finn House, 102 West Wiggin Street, Gambier, OH 43022. (740) 427-5207. Anna Duke Reach, Programs Director.