Yale Writers' Conference

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
New Haven, CT, United States
Event Date: 
June 3, 2017
Application Deadline: 
April 30, 2017
E-mail address: 

The 2017 Yale Writers’ Conference will be held from June 3 to June 13 and from June 15 to June 18 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 agents and editors. The second session features workshops in poetry, memoir, comics, and other genres, and includes one-on-one manuscript consultations with faculty. The faculty for the first session includes fiction writers Kirsten Bakis, Chris Bohjalian, Jotham Burrello, Ana Castillo, Alexander Chee, Trey Ellis, Marc Fitten, Porochista Khakpour, Lily King, Lisa Page, and Caryl Phillips; and nonfiction writers M. G. Lord, Mishka Shubaly, and Sergio Troncoso; agents Mark Gottlieb (Trident Media Group), Carrie Pestritto (Prospect Agency), and Lorin Rees (Rees Agency). The faculty for the second session includes poets David Gorin and Stephanie Hart; fiction writers Louis Bayard, Molly Gaudry, Lisa Page, and Francine Prose; nonfiction writers Colleen Kinder, M. G. Lord, and Mishka Shubaly; and editor Erika Goldman (Bellevue Literary Press). Tuition for the first session is $3,300, which includes lodging and most meals, or $2,640 for commuters, which includes most meals. Tuition for the second session is $1,450, which includes lodging and most meals, or $1,252 for commuters, which includes some meals. Tuition for both sessions is $4,882, which includes lodging and most meals, or $3,892 for commuters, which includes most meals. Submit up to 1,300 words of poetry or prose with a $40 application fee by April 30. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information

Yale Writers' Conference, P.O. Box 208355, New Haven, CT 06520.