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Application Deadline: March 17, 2008
To submit your application, go to: http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/events/326
The retreat is limited to 28 participants and is organized into two strands to accommodate writers at varying levels of experience. Facilitators and a guest editor provide support and coaching on site. Participants have long stretches of time to write and receive feedback from their writing group.
Retreat A participants
Retreat B participants
Applicants will be notified of the selection team's decision by Monday, April 14, 2008.
Your complete application will consist of the following:
To apply for retreat A, please answer the following questions (limit: 2 pages).
To apply for retreat B, please answer the following questions (limit: 2 pages) and attach an electronic copy of your manuscript to the application.
This application requires a brief letter from the director or co-director of your site indicating support for your continued writing and your leadership at the site. Please ask your site director or co-director to respond to the email inquiry he or she will receive after you have submitted your writing retreat application online. Your application will not be considered without a letter of support from your site director or co-director.
Participation in the Professional Writing Retreat is by online application only. In order to submit your application, type your answers in a word processing program and save the document. Please be sure to fill out the cover sheet (found on the event homepage) and include it with your application. Applicants for retreat B must also include a copy of their manuscript for review. You may either upload files as attachments to your application or copy and paste the text manually into the text box provided.
The pool of participants chosen will be as representative as possible of the geographic, racial, and ethnic diversity of the writing project. It will include teacher-consultants and site leaders—kindergarten through university—with a range of writing interests, experience, and content-area knowledge.