The 15th annual Tin House Summer Workshop will be held from July 9 to July 16 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 Natalie Diaz, Morgan Parker, Roger Reeves, and Mary Ruefle; fiction writers Aimee Bender, Anthony Doerr, Danielle Evans, Joshua Ferris, Manuel Gonzales, Naomi Jackson, Mat Johnson, Kelly Link, Margot Livesey, Jim Shepard, Karen Shepard, and Claire Vaye Watkins; and creative nonfiction writers Renee Gladman and Paul Lisicky. Tuition is $1,200; the fee for lodging and meals is $600. Scholarships are available. Workshops may be audited for $300. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 27. Submit a writing sample of up to 5,000 words with a $40 application fee by May 1. 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.