Welcome to the Submittable site for Key West Literary Seminar. Here, you can submit applications to participate in our Writers' Workshop Program; and/or apply for the opportunities provided by our Scholarship Program or Young Writers Studio.

You'll find more information about the programs and opportunities we offer on our website, kwls.org. The Writers' Workshop Program main page includes an overview of our program, with links to complete course descriptions and application requirements. Visit our Scholarship Program main page for information about Workshop Financial Assistance, our Emerging Writer Awards, and the Teacher and Librarian Scholarships.

For more information about this and other scholarship opportunities, please visit our website.
 

HOW TO APPLY: Complete the form below, making sure that you have prepared these required materials:

1. SCHOLARSHIP REQUEST LETTER:
In no more than 750 words, please tell us about yourself as a reader and writer, how you heard about the Writers' Workshop Program, and why you would like to attend. Please tell us about your financial situation and whether or not you would be able to attend without our support. 

File name should adhere to the following model: “Lastname_Firstname_cover.doc” and your name should appear at the top-right-hand-corner of the page.

2. WORKSHOP REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Review the course description for the workshop(s) you wish to participate in and prepare any and all required materials. You will then upload these as part of the application below. You may apply for up to two workshops, indicating a first choice and second choice.
Please note: if applying for a mixed level workshop (which usually only requires a cover letter), please upload a writing sample of up to five pages that best reflects your work.

3. REFERENCES:
Please provide the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of two additional persons who are familiar with you and your work.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE DEADLINE: The priority deadline is July 15, 2021. We will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis and will continue to offer aid as long as funding remains available.

 

January 10-14, 2022
For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.

Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).


REQUIREMENTS
This is a mixed levels workshop — it is open to writers of all levels, and requires no advance writing submission in the application.
• To be considered for the program, please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance.
•  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the class is full. We will continue to accept applications after the class fills up, in the event of cancellations.

Click here for our refund policy.

January 10-14, 2022

For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.
Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).

REQUIREMENTS
This is a mixed levels workshop — it is open to writers of all levels, and requires no advance writing submission in the application.
 • To be considered for the program, please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance.
 •  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the class is full. We will continue to accept applications after the class fills up, in the event of cancellations.

Click here for our refund policy.

January 10-14, 2022

For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.
Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).

REQUIREMENTS
This is a mixed levels workshop — it is open to writers of all levels, and requires no advance writing submission in the application.
 • To be considered for the program, please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance.
 •  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the class is full. We will continue to accept applications after the class fills up, in the event of cancellations.

Click here for our refund policy. 

January 10-14, 2022
For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.
Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).
 

REQUIREMENTS
This is a mixed levels workshop — it is open to writers of all levels, and requires no advance writing submission in the application.
 • To be considered for the program, please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance.
 •  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the class is full. We will continue to accept applications after the class fills up, in the event of cancellations.

Click here for our refund policy.

January 10-14, 2022
For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.
Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).


REQUIREMENTS
 This is a mixed levels workshop — it is open to writers of all levels, and requires no advance writing submission in the application.
 • To be considered for the program, please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance.
 •  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the class is full. We will continue to accept applications after the class fills up, in the event of cancellations.

Click here for our refund policy.

January 10-14, 2022
For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.
Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).

REQUIREMENTS
This is an advanced writing workshop for fiction writers.

 •  Please upload a writing sample of up to ten pages. Please prepare your submission as a .pdf or .doc file.

 •  Please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance. 

Click here for our refund policy.

January 10-14, 2022 

For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.

Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).

REQUIREMENTS
This is an advanced writing workshop for poets (for new students only, no returning students).

  •  Please upload a writing sample of three to five poems. Please prepare your submission as a .pdf or .doc file.

  •  Please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance. 


Click here for our refund policy. 

January 10-14, 2022

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. You may apply as an alternate, in case of cancellations.
For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.
Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).

REQUIREMENTS
This is an advanced writing workshop for poets.

   •  Please upload a writing sample of three to five poems: prepare your submission as a .pdf or .doc file.

   •  Please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance. 

Click here for our refund policy.

January 10-14, 2022
For workshop description and instructor bio, please visit our website.
Please note: If you are seeking financial aid for this workshop, submit your application materials here (not via this form).

REQUIREMENTS
This is an advanced writing workshop for short story writers.

  •  Please upload a writing sample of one short story of up to twenty pages. Please prepare your submission as a .pdf or .doc file.

  •  Please upload a cover letter (500 words or fewer) 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 $200 deposit will be due within seven days of acceptance. 

Click here for our refund policy.

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