Cuttyhunk Island Writers' Residency

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Application period opens April 1st.

Fall Fiction Session is September 11th - 18th, 2024. Lauren Wolk is the workshop leader. Writers interested in Young Adult and Middle Grade are encouraged to apply, but workshop is not limited to YA / Middle Grade writing. 

Applications are due May 15th. Applicants will be notified by July 1st.  

Wolk is the author of the New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor-winning Wolf Hollow (2016), its sequel, My Own Lightning (2022), the Scott O’Dell Award-winning Beyond the Bright Sea (2017), and Echo Mountain (2020). 

To be considered for admission as a paying participant, please apply to the General Application category. Keep in mind that scholarships are very competitive, and that scholarship applications will not automatically be considered for General Admission. If you would like to be considered as both a scholarship and non-scholarship participant, please submit a General Application in addition to a scholarship application. If you are eligible and would like to be considered for multiple scholarships, please submit an application to each category for which you qualify. 

Note: Workshop is optional. Attendees are welcome to use their time on island as free writing time. 

Cuttyhunk Island Writers' Residency