MNWC Internship Application

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference ~ June 24-30, 2024

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 (a $900 value). 

You will get to know your faculty member and you will have the option to discuss a manuscript with them (a $100 value).

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

Interns are paid $400 for the week. Duties begin with conference setup in Hagg Sauer Hall on Monday, June 24 at 10 AM and wrap up Sunday afternoon, June 30.

Preference goes to BSU students who are enrolled fall 2024.

  • 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 may be directed to MNWC Conference Coordinator Mathew Hawthorne ( Bangsberg 216.
  • There is a mandatory in-person/virtual meeting Thursday afternoon, April 25 (exact time and place at BSU to be determined).


2024 MNWC Internship Application

  • Contact Information

  • This must be a reliable number.
  • 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.

    Nicky Beer (Poetry)

    Sun Yung Shin (Multi-Genre Speculative Nature)

    Lia Purpura (Creative Nonfiction)

    Valerie Miner (Fiction)

    Kazim Ali (A Prose Practice)
  • In 200 words or less, please tell us why you would like to participate in the conference as an intern.
  • More Information