The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild is committed to supporting writers. It is the parent organization of the journal Barstow & Grand.
If you wish to apply for The Priory Writers' Retreat, please visit the appropriate category.
If you wish to submit to Barstow & Grand, please follow the directions under the genre you would like us to consider.
Thank you, and happy writing.
Thank you for applying to The Priory Writers' Retreat, a program of the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild. Our selection process asks our reviewers to assess both the applicant's writing statement and writing sample in an effort to create a vibrant, inclusive, and collaborative community that will allow all participants to grow.
In the following application, you will be asked to provide a 500-word writing statement, as well as upload a writing sample as a single document. For prose workshops (Nickolas Butler, Mary Mack, David McGlynn), please submit no more than 10 double-spaced pages. For our poetry workshop (Dasha Kelly Hamilton), please submit 3-5 poems.
By submitting your application, you are acknowledging your interest in participating in a summer retreat at The Priory. If accepted, you will be asked to confirm your participation. Following your confirmation, you will be asked to make a non-refundable payment to reserve your spot.
This retreat is for adults 21 years and older.
Thank you for your application!