Writers Retreat

Accepted format: DD/MM/YYYY
Please include country code.
Demographic questions are optional and your responses will be kept strictly confidential. This data will be used for internal program evaluation related to our ongoing equity, inclusion and accountability work.
Applicant’s Race or Ethnic Origin (select all that apply) (optional)
Applicant’s Gender (optional)
Does the applicant identify as Transgender? (optional)
Applicant’s sexual orientation (optional)
Does the applicant identify as a person with a disability? (optional)
Maximum of 250 words (in English).
Writing Samples

Please submit unpublished work that speaks to your unique voice. The Oxbelly Writers Retreat will be held in the English-language, so we ask for submissions translated into the English-language but welcome submissions in your original language as well.

  • Fiction - Up to fifteen pages, double-spaced; these can be excerpts from multiple sources
  • Poetry - Portfolio of 10-15 poems (or twenty-five total pages)
Submissions must be in .pdf format.
Writers Statement

Please share how this work exemplifies your voice as a writer and your larger vision for a career in your chosen genre - fiction or poetry. Also, tell us how the Oxbelly Writers Retreat will be helpful to your development as a writer.

Maximum of 500 words (in English).
(in English)