Harvard Creative Writing Program

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Read all instructions before submitting your application(s):

When creating a Submittable account, please use your Harvard email address, not your personal account.

Please submit your completed application(s) by 11:59 pm EST on Monday, January 23. No exceptions. 

You must submit a separate application to each course (up to 4), using the application links below. Please be sure to upload the appropriate materials for each course, and provide the same course preference order on each application. Your first choice workshop must be ranked first on each application. Any applications with inconsistent rankings will be disqualified.

You may not edit or resubmit an application once you've applied. Please be sure your application materials are finalized and accurate before submitting.

You will be notified of application decisions by 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 26. You will receive a separate email notification for each course once decisions have been made.  

We suggest adding notifications@email.submittable.com to your email contacts to ensure any notifications (submission confirmations and application decisions) reach your inbox.