MNWC Internship Application

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference ~ June 20-26, 2022

Join our team and help bring one of the nation’s finest writer’s conferences to life. As an intern, you are a full participant in one of our five intensive writing workshops. You will get to know your faculty member and you will have the opportunity to discuss a manuscript with them. 

Workshops, craft talks, readings and all conference activities will be held on BSU’s campus.

Interns are paid $400 for the week, beginning with setup of conference headquarters in the AIRC on Sunday, June 19. Preference goes to BSU students who are enrolled fall 2022.

  • Interns are an essential part of the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference STAFF
  • Interns may not work at any other jobs during the conference.
  • To learn more about the conference, visit
  • Questions about the internship may be directed to MNWC Conference Coordinator Mathew Hawthorne (
  • There is a mandatory meeting Thursday afternoon, April 28 (exact time and place at BSU to be determined).


2022 MNWC Internship Application

  • Contact Information

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  • Application Information

  • Please list the 3 instructors you are most interested in working with. Indicate your preference by ranking them 1, 2 & 3. Every effort will be made to match you with one of your choices.

    Kimberly Blaeser (Poetry)

    Douglas Kearney (Poetry)

    Joni Tevis (Creative Nonfiction)

    Benjamin Percy (Fiction)

    Aimee Nezhukumatathil (Poetry/Prose Hybrid)
  • In 200 words or less, please tell us why you would like to participate in the conference as an intern.
  • More Information

  • Do you have a current Minnesota Drivers License? Is so, would you be willing and able to drive a passenger van or mini-van to transport conference attendees and/or faculty?
  • If you are selected to be an intern, we will need a headshot for our Conference Orientation Guide and Conference Hub. You may upload a headshot now.
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