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Extended Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

  • Applications and registrations are processed first-come, first-served. Workshops will be closed at 13 participants. There are openings in fiction and creative nonfiction.
  • Applications may 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 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.