Workshop application

Fill out the form below to apply online for the summer 2014 Clarion West Writers Workshop. You can also apply by mail.

Clarion West charges a nonrefundable application fee of US$30, which is payable via PayPal. The fee will rise to $40 if you apply after February 10, 2014.

If you have any questions about the application process, you can contact us at

Name: *
E-mail: *
Address: *
Phone: *
Age: *
Upload a 700- to 800-word description of your background and your reasons for attending the workshop. This essay will be used to introduce you to the workshop’s instructors if you are accepted. *
Upload one or more writing samples, consisting of a total of 20 to 30 pages of manuscript (one or two short stories, or a novel excerpt with a synopsis of up to three pages). Your manuscript should be printed in 12-point Courier (typewriter) font and double-spaced. It should not exceed the page limit, even if it includes a synopsis. Set your margins flush left and do not justify the text. *
Use this space to upload a second writing sample, if you are submitting one.
Provide a brief description of your writing sample(s): *
If you are applying for scholarships, upload your completed application form below.
If you must submit your scholarship application separately, provide a brief explanation below:
Payment method: *
To pay by mail, send a check or money order to Clarion West, P.O. Box 31264, Seattle, WA 98103-1264. Be sure that your payment includes your full name as it appears on this application form.

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