Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

Posted 5.16.11

Martha's Vineyard, MA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2015 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Summer Seminar was held from July 19 to July 24 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The conference offered daily workshops in poetry and fiction, one-on-one manuscript consultations, panel discussions, and readings. The faculty included poets Emily Skaja and Marcus Wicker, and fiction writers Michael Martone, Phong Nguyen, and Alexander Weinstein. Tuition was $975, which included a celebratory dinner with the faculty. Other meals and lodging were not included. To apply for a scholarship, writers submitted 10 pages of poetry or prose and a letter of interest with a $25 application fee by May 10. Registration was first come, first served. For a manuscript consultation, writers submitted five poems of up to 12 pages or up to 20 pages of prose by June 15. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, 7 East Pasture Road, Aquinnah, MA 02535. (954) 242-2903. Alexander Weinstein, Director.