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Application Requirements:

● We accept manuscripts for novels or linked short story collections.

● We look for a small number of talented fiction writers with promising novel drafts. BookEnds requires a sustained commitment to a manuscript in progress, and the ability to generate constructive criticism for and with a small group of peers.

● To apply, we require the following documents: novel manuscript, a statement of purpose (300 words maximum), a summary of the novel (300 words maximum), and a resume.

● Standard application deadline is December 4, 2023, or when we reach fifty applications.  Interviews take place in January. Admitted fellows will be notified before February 4, 2024, and must accept by February 12.

● If your manuscript is selected, cost for the program is $8,400.

●  The application software is generated through Submittable, and therefore requires a Submittable account.