This workshop is currently full. You can still apply to be considered as an alternate.
• This is a mixed levels workshop — it is open to writers of all levels, and requires no advance writing submission in the application. Please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) via Submittable that states your interest in this workshop and gives an overview of your writing background and prior workshop experience, if any.
• The cost is $600. If you are selected to participate in the workshop, a deposit of $200 is required to register, with the balance due by September 30.
Financial Assistance is available to those who would not otherwise be able to attend—click here for guidelines and application.
about Dara Wier
Dara Wier has published thirteen books of poems; her latest, In the Still of the Night, was chosen by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the five best poetry books of 2017. Other recent books include You Good Thing (a readers choice selection of the Believer) and Reverse Rapture (a recipient of San Francisco State University’s Poetry Center Book Award). She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship. Recent poems can be found in Granta, Big Big Wednesday, Conduit, and in the New York Times Magazine‘s audio poetry feature where “In the Still of the Night” is read by actress and producer LaTanya Richardson Jackson.
Wier teaches in the MFA for Poets & Writers program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is editor and publisher of Factory Hollow Press, and publisher of jubilat, a literary journal in both print and digital. Her animals are MiMi and Maggie and many unnamed others.