Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, United States


Details
Jun 9 - Jun 22, 2019

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:May 15, 2019
TUITION / COST:$1075/week
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
Voices of Color Fellowships • Parent-Writer Fellowships • Teach! Write! Play! Fellowships for Educators • Poet & Author Fellowships for Writers in Need of Financial Assistance

CONTACT: Alexander Weinstein
PHONE: 954-242-2903
EMAIL: mvicwinfo@gmail.com
WEBSITE: https://www.mvicw.com/

The Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing is a nonprofit founded in 2010. Its purpose is to enrich the lives of writers by fostering creativity, community, and craft among established authors and poets. The Institute is also committed to enhancing the literary landscape of Martha's Vineyard for residents and visitors through our public reading series, writing seminars, and annual summer writers' conference.

Each summer, the Institute offers two comprehensive week-long sessions at the MVICW Writers' Conference (June 9-15th & 16-22nd). Daily workshops in poetry and fiction, one-on-one manuscript consultations, panel discussions, readings, and a celebratory dinner with faculty all take place on the idyllic island of Martha’s Vineyard, providing writers with the time and community needed to devote themselves to their art. This upcoming summer, MVICW celebrates its 10th anniversary with visiting fiction and poetry writers: Ruth Awad, Samrat Upadhyay, Amy Meng, Christopher Citro, Phong Nguyen, Samantha Tetangco, Randi Beck Ocena, Robert James Russell, John T. Howard, and Alexander Weinstein. Tuition is $1075 per week, with lodging options in shared rooms for $650 and private rooms for $925. Space is limited and registration is first come, first served. Numerous fellowship opportunities are available including the Voices of Color Fellowships, Parent-Writer Fellowships, and our new Teach! Write! Play! Fellowships for educators working with youth. Visit our website for comprehensive details about seminars, fellowships and registration.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Ruth Awad, Rachel Lyon, Amy Meng, Christopher Citro, Phong Nguyen, Samantha Tetangco, Randi Beck Ocena, Robert James Russell, and Alexander Weinstein


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Children's literature


Location

Oak Bluffs
Massachusetts, United States
02568



Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

The Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit founded in 2010. Its purpose is to enrich the lives of writers by fostering creativity, community, and craft among established authors and poets. The Institute is also committed to enhancing the literary landscape of Martha's Vineyard for residents and visitors through our public reading series, writing seminars, and annual summer writers' conference. Each summer, the Institute offers two comprehensive week-long sessions focused on creativity and craft. Daily workshops in poetry and fiction, one-on-one manuscript consultations, panel discussions, readings, and a celebratory dinner with faculty all take place in the idyllic island of Martha’s Vineyard, providing writers with the time and community needed to devote themselves to their art. This upcoming summer, MVICW celebrates its 10th anniversary with weeklong sessions to be held from June 9-15th and 16-22nd. Faculty includes Ruth Awad, Rachel Lyon, Robert James Russell, Amy Meng, Christopher Citro, Phong Nguyen, Samantha Tetangco, Randi Beck Ocena, Robert James Russell, John T. Howard, and Alexander Weinstein. Tuition is $1075 per week, with lodging options in shared rooms for $650 and private rooms for $925. Space is limited and registration is first come, first served. Numerous fellowships opportunities are available. Visit our website for comprehensive details about seminars, fellowships and registration.