Marlboro College

News Literary Festival Adult Workshop Registration

Marlboro College, in collaboration with the Brattleboro Literary Festival, will be offering intermediate-advanced  workshops in writing poetry, fiction and memoir. For full workshop descriptions and instructor bios, please visit the Brattleboro Literary Festival's Workshop Page. New registrations will be accepted through Sunday, September 30, 2012 on a space-available basis.


Registration Process

Step One)  For the fiction workshop submit a double spaced five (5) page writing sample through submittable. For the memoir workshop, submit the first ten (10) pages of a memoir through submittable. For the poetry workshop please submit a writing sample of two (2) poems amounting to no more than a total four (4) pages in length through submittable. These pieces will be workshopped by the group.

Submit your work here


Step Two) Your submission will be reviewed by a member of the Marlboro College faculty or the Brattleboro Literary Festival organizing committee to ensure that you are writing at an intermediate-advanced level. Within two weeks of sumission, you will receive an email notifying you of your acceptance.

Step Three) Once accepted, you must pay the $75 registration fee. Payment instructions will be sent with your acceptance notice. Workshop spaces will be confirmed on a first-come, first-serve basis for accepted students according to time of payment submitted.

Step Four) Arrive in Brattleboro, Vermont for your scheduled workshop on Friday, October 12th!


If you have questions about the registration process, contact Ariel Brooks, Marlboro College Director of Non Degree Programs at or 802-451-7118.

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