Application fee: $10
Individual: $1500/$1850 private room, shared bath/private room and bath
Special couples rate: $1250 each (shared room/bed)
Deposit: $500 due Wednesday, February 21, 2018 (Deposits holds your place and are non-refundable)
Final payment: due Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Application Materials Requested
2018 Nova Ren Suma Workshop Application Form
A short statement about what you hope to gain from this workshop and what writing experience and classes you have taken before, if any.
A writing sample of young adult fiction of no more than 15 pages. This does not need to be the manuscript you will be submitting for workshop.
Nova Ren Suma Bio
Nova Ren Suma is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the YA novel The Walls Around Us, which was a finalist for an Edgar Award and was named the #1 Kids’ Indie Next Pick for Spring 2015 and a Best Book of 2015 by The Boston Globe, NPR, School Library Journal, the Chicago Public Library, and The Horn Book. She also wrote the YA novels Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone and the middle-grade novel Dani Noir, and her next YA novel is forthcoming from Algonquin Young Readers in 2018. She has an MFA in fiction from Columbia University and has been awarded fiction fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo. She has taught creative writing at Columbia University, Arizona State University’s Your Novel Year program, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Highlights Foundation, the Writing Barn, and elsewhere. She is currently on faculty in the Writing for Children & Young Adults MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. For more information, visit www.novaren.com.