Career Strategy Fellowships Study Abroad Summer Session MyYSS

Yale Writers' Workshop Admission

You are here

Note:The application for Summer 2020 will open on January 20, 2020.

Yale Writers' Workshop Admission


  • Applicants must be 18 years old by the start of the program.

Admission Process

Note:The application deadline is March 15, 2020

  • Admissions are based solely on the writing sample. It needs to accompany your application for admission, and must be uploaded electronically. It should be about thirteen hundred words, single spaced using a 12 pt. font in a Word document. Each page must include your name.
  • You can apply for either or both Sessions I and II.
  • Admissions decisions are made by the YWW admissions committee.
  • Admissions decisions will be released on April 2, 2020.
  • Admitted writers will have two weeks to confirm their attendance and remit payment (by credit card or check).
  • Once accepted, an applicant is not considered registered until payment has been received.
  • All payments are due by April 15, 2020.

All writers are assigned to a workshop in the order in which they register. We will make every effort to honor your faculty preference.

Date:The Work in Progress workshop will have a different application deadline date, admission release date and payment deadline