Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Summer Programs.  Please select a program below to apply.

Questions?  Call 740-427-5196 or email writers@kenyonreview.org.

NOTE: These applications are for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit the Young Writers Workshop page or the Young Science Writers Workshop page for links to those applications.

Thank you for your interest in this year's Kenyon Review Playwrights Conference (June 10-16).

The application consists of this online application form, a paragraph (250 words or less) about why you are applying to this conference and what you hope to take away from it, a sample scene of no more than five pages (if you are planning to work on a particular play at the conference, your sample must be from that play), and a brief biography (250 words or less).

There is a limited amount of partial scholarship support available for this workshop. To be considered for financial aid, please fill out the financial aid portion of this application.  Applications must be received by March 31st to be considered for financial aid. Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 15th.

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

If you are not applying for financial aid, admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application. If you are applying for financial aid, we will notify you by April 15th. Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Summer Seminars (June 16-23).

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop in Fiction.

The application for Fiction Workshops consists of this online application form, a resume, and a writing sample. The writing sample should not exceed 20 pages, and may be one short story or an excerpt from a longer work.

This year, we are offering two sessions of Fiction Workshops:
  • Session One: June 16-23
  • Session Two: July 7-14
Please be sure to indicate which session you are applying for in your application. If you do not have a preference, you may select "Either Session."

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop in Literary Nonfiction.

The application for Nonfiction Workshops consists of this online application form, a resume, and a writing sample. The writing sample should not exceed 20 pages, and may be a short nonfiction piece or an excerpt from a longer work.

This year, we are offering two sessions of Nonfiction Workshops:
  • Session One: June 16-23
  • Session Two: July 7-14
Please be sure to indicate which session you are applying for in your application. If you do not have a preference, you may select "Either Session."

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop in Poetry.

The application for Poetry Workshops consists of this online application form, a resume, and a writing sample. The writing sample should be three or four poems.

This year, we are offering two sessions of Poetry Workshops:
  • Session One: June 16-23
  • Session Two: July 7-14
Please be sure to indicate which session you are applying for in your application. If you do not have a preference, you may select "Either Session."

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
Thank you for your interest in the this summer's Kenyon Review Writers Workshop for Teachers (July 7-12, 2018).

The application for the Writers Workshop for Teachers consists of this online application form, a resume, and a sample creative writing lesson plan (not to exceed 300 words).

There is a limited amount of partial scholarship support available for this workshop. Financial support of up to $800 per person will be awarded on a first-come basis. To be considered for financial aid, please fill out the financial aid portion of this application.

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.


Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis.  We hope to notify applicants of our decisions within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Nature Writing Workshop in Prose (June 16-23).

The application for this workshop consists of this online application form, a resume, and a writing sample. The writing sample should not exceed five pages, and may be one short story, one essay, or an excerpt from a longer work.

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Nature Writing Workshop in Poetry (June 16-23).

The application for this workshop consists of this online application form, a resume, and a writing sample. The writing sample should be three or four poems and should not exceed five pages.

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Hybrid Writing Workshop (July 7-14)

The application for the Hybrid Workshop consists of this online application form, a resume, and a writing sample. The writing sample should not exceed 20 pages, and may be a short nonfiction piece or an excerpt from a longer work.

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Spiritual Writing Workshop (July 7-14)

The application for the Spiritual Writing Workshop consists of this online application form, a resume, and a writing sample. The writing sample should be no more than five pages and can be either three or four poems, one short story, one essay, or a prose excerpt from a longer work.

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org
NOTE: This application is for adult writers. If you are a high school student, please visit our Young Writers Workshop page for a link to the Young Writers application.

Thank you for your interest in the Kenyon Review Translation Workshop (July 7-14).

The application for the Translation Workshop consists of this online application form, a resume, a translation sample, and the work in the original language (source text). Translation samples should be 500 words of prose or a poem (not longer than 3 pages).

You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to apply, which you can do below. If you already have a Submittable account, please sign in using your existing account. Be sure to add submittable.com to your address book and/or check your spam folders for email confirmations and notifications that we will send via Submittable.

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, and we make every effort to notify applicants within four weeks of application.  Admissions decisions will be sent via email.

Questions?  Please visit our website, or contact us at 740-427-5196 or writers@kenyonreview.org