Our advanced workshops allow students to develop their writing projects in an intimate setting with like-minded participants. The Writing Program’s renowned faculty is dedicated to helping students master the art of their chosen genre—be it poetry, fiction or memoir.
Registration is by permission only: students are chosen by instructors on the basis of manuscript submission. Because space is limited and admission is not guaranteed, students may apply to a maximum of two advanced workshops each semester.
Submissions must arrive at the Poetry Center by Thursday, January 16, at 5 pm to be considered.
Manuscripts should consist of no more than 6 typed pages of poetry or 15 pages of prose (double-spaced). An application fee of $10 must accompany your submission. Only one fee is required per person, regardless of how many applications are submitted.
Online applicants: contact and biographical information should be entered in the Cover Letter field; indicate courses you are applying to in the Workshops field.
Click here to upload your submission.
Paper submissions should be mailed to:
92Y Unterberg Poetry Center
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
Accepted students will be notified by phone; all other students will be accepted via the online submissions manager. Once accepted, students are expected to register promptly so that notification of wait-listed students and those not accepted is not delayed. If you need to withdraw, please alert the Poetry Center so that someone from the wait-list may take your spot.
See Your Work Online
Students will have the opportunity to be published in the Unterberg Poetry Center’s online literary magazine, Podium.
Jeanne Marie Beaumont
Tutorial with Grace Schulman
Fiction: Siri Hustvedt
Writing for Young Adults: Rebecca Stead
Poetry: Mark Ford
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