$ 10.00
Students are selected by instructors on the basis of submission. Click on each master class for deadline information. Scholarship applications are also due at that time.

Submission Instructions

Manuscripts should consist of no more than:

6 typed pages of poetry (only one poem per page)
15 pages of prose (double-spaced)
20 pages of script (formatted)

An application fee of $10—paid through Submittable—must accompany your submission.

Only one fee is required per person, regardless of how many applications are submitted. If you are applying to more than one workshop and would like to submit two different writing samples, please email the center directly.

Contact and biographical information should be entered in the Cover Letter field; indicate courses you are applying to in the Workshops field.

Spring Master Class/Workshop

Playwriting with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Joshua Harmon
Deadline extended to Sun, May 1 at 12 pm

Summer Workshops

Fiction with Myla Goldberg
Poetry with Emily Fragos
Memoir with Wendy Salinger
Poetry with Tina Chang
Fiction with Paul La Farge

Once accepted, students are expected to register promptly so that notification of wait-listed students and those not accepted is not delayed. If you need to withdraw, please alert the Poetry Center so that someone from the wait-list may take your spot. If you must withdraw from a class, please refer to 92Y's refund policies.

Students are selected on the basis of submission; work must be submitted directly by the applicant.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the deadline: Mon, May 23 at 5 pm.


Manuscripts should consist of no more than 5 typed pages of writing. Prose submissions must be double-spaced.

Enter your contact information in the Cover Letter field, as well as a short paragraph on why you’d like to be a member of the workshop.