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Application Deadline: May 10, 2016

  • Applications and registrations are processed first-come, first-served. Workshops will be closed at 13 participants.
  • Applications may be submitted electronically by completing the form below.
  • Writing samples are uploaded to the electronic submission form, or may be submitted as attachments by email to Include your name and contact information on the writing sample and in the body of the email.
  • Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction Workshops: A five to fifteen page writing sample in the genre you are applying for must be submitted unless you are applying in a genre for a workshop that you’ve previously attended at the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference. Please include your name and page numbers on each submission.
  • Questions regarding the status of a submission should be sent to or our physical address.

UPDATEOur workshops are filled! Auditor spots are filled! We continue to accept applications for the wait list in each genre and for auditors – see the Apply Now page.