Apply Online

The Online Application System will open March 1, 2020. Applications and registrations are processed first-come, first-served on a weekly basis until the workshop cap is reached. Workshops will be capped at 12 participants. We maintain a waiting list in case of cancellations. 

  • Once a workshop fills, applicants may be waitlisted if they wish. Priority may go to Auditors once our housing deadline is reached on May 1.
  • 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 by all applicants. Please include your name and page numbers on each submission.
  • Submit 5- to 10-pages of poetry or 10- to 20 pages of prose. The submission may also be used for a manuscript consultation.
  • Questions regarding the status of a submission should be sent to writersconference@bemidjistate.edu.