Graduate Summer Workshops
Anyone may apply for non-degree summer coursework offered; this summer, the Workshop will offer courses in two separate summer school sessions. The application deadline for both sessions is March 1, 2013.
SPECIAL MAY SESSION: MAY 20 – JUNE 7, 2013
Three-week intensive workshops taught by Lan Samantha Chang in fiction and James Galvin in poetry. Summer school credit will be given.
REGULAR SUMMER SESSION: JUNE 11 – AUGUST 2, 2013
Arda Collins will teach the 8-week class in poetry. Amber Dermont will teach the 8-week class in fiction.
A writing sample is required for both courses: 10-12 poems for the poetry session, 2 or 3 short stories or chapters of a novel for the fiction session.
Special session application deadline: March 1
Regular session application deadline: March 1
(Note: Same deadline for BOTH sessions)
Undergraduate summer courses
Other summer writing programs
Several three- and eight-week creative writing courses are offered for undergraduates (8C:023, 8C:097, 8C:098). You do not have to submit a manuscript in order to take these classes. Check ISIS for course listings.
Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Weekend and week-long workshops throughout June and July
Iowa Young Writers' Studio
A creative writing summer program for high school students, taught by Writers' Workshop graduates
Iowa Study Abroad
The Irish Writing Program: Summer Abroad in Ireland