The 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Summer Seminar will be held from June 10 to June 16 and from June 17 to June 23 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The conference features weeklong seminars with daily workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as one-on-one manuscript consultations, panel discussions, and readings. The faculty includes poets Rebecca Gayle Howell, Samantha Tetangco, Amelia Martens, and Britton Shurley; and fiction writers Kea Wilson, Sequoia Nagamatsu, Phong Nguyen, Randi Beck, and Alexander Weinstein. Tuition is $975 per week. Lodging is available in a nearby guesthouse for $625 for a shared room and $925 for a private room. To apply for a scholarship, submit up to 10 pages or prose and a letter of interest with a $25 application fee by May 1. For a manuscript consultation, submit five poems totaling no more than 12 pages or up to 20 pages of prose by May 15. 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.