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Director's Welcome: Jotham Burrello

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The 2019 Yale Writers' Workshop application will open on January 3, 2019. Sign up for email notifications from Yale Summer Session to hear first when the Yale Writers' Workshop application opens. 

From first to final draft, find your voice at Yale

The Yale Writers’ Workshop brings together the experience and expertise of leading teachers, authors, editors, agents and publishers in a series of panels and workshops, for the benefit of writers the world over. We offer two sessions on Yale’s historic campus that match the needs of any serious writer. Our faculty provides unique, tailored, and transformative experiences to all participants.

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The Yale Writers' Workshop experience includes:

  • Immersive creative environment
  • Seasoned faculty of writers and editors
  • Workshops limited to 10-12 participants
  • Access to industry professionals


Date: Summer 2019 Important Dates

Applications Open: January 3, 2019

Session I: June 1-6, 2019

Session II: June 8-11, 2019

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Admissions Decisions Released: April 2, 2019

Program Payment Due: April 15, 2019

YWW Newsletter

Check out our 2018 Yale Writers' Workshop Newsletters!

February 19, 2018

March 5, 2018

March 11, 2018