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Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

  • Applications and registrations are processed first-come, first-served beginning January 10, 2018. Workshops will be closed at 12 participants.
  • Once a workshop fills, applicants may be waitlisted if they wish.
  • Applications should be submitted electronically by completing the form below.
  • Writing samples are uploaded to the electronic submission form. Include your name and contact information on the writing sample and in the body of the email.
  • Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction Workshops: A 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.
  • Submit 5- to 10-pages of poetry or 10- to 25 pages of prose. The submission may also be used for a manuscript consultation.
  • Questions regarding the status of a submission should be sent to