This class includes occasional live Zoom meetings as well as a four day, virtual residency, held live on Zoom from March 10 & 13, 2022, 9am-1pm PT.
Participants may withdraw their application any time before acceptance. A submission of a complete memoir manuscript or collection of essays is required.
Deadline for application is Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 9am PT. Restricted course; approval needed to enroll. Not eligible for any discounts. Enrollment limited to eight students.
Visitors not permitted. No refund after enrolling. Internet access required.
Submission Guidelines for Master Class in Creative Nonfiction Writing
Please submit the following materials (Word Document or PDF only). The first document must contain: a one-page personal statement that includes your writing background, previous creative writing courses taken; a two-page synopsis of your work-in-progress; and an excerpt of one complete scene you feel is one of the best and accurately reflects your work-in-progress (no longer than 12 pages). In a separate document, you must also submit the full, completed first draft of your creative nonfiction manuscript (either a memoir or personal essay collection).
Note: participants in this master class work only on the project submitted for admission. No exceptions. Each page should be numbered, typed in 12-point Times New Roman font, and double spaced with 1-inch margins.