Limited scholarships of $500-$1500 are available for each program. Scholarships are available for student writers (for undergraduate or graduate students in literary fields), diversity fellows (for writers of color and writers from marginalized communities), and for writers who are parents. The deadline to apply is June 10, 2016. Applications are currently open at cww.submittable.com.
The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop is accepting applications for Media (Audio/Visual) Development interns throughMay 30!
Hours: 5-10 hours per week (NYC or remote commuting) Duration: 1 year (renewable) Deadline & Guidelines: Applications are due May 30, 2016. Submit a cover letter and resume online.
The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop, Inc. seeks interns for our creative media team. Interns will further their knowledge in the following areas:
Editing and producing podcasts and videos for podcast platforms such as SoundCloud, iTunes, etc. and video platforms such as Vimeo, YouTube, etc.
Researching new media platforms and techniques
Copy editing promotional materials (print & web)
Formatting pieces for the web
Contributing to our Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook pages
Attending regular meetings with the executive board
Experience and familiarity with audio programs including, but not limited to, Audacity, Adobe Audition, WavePad, etc., as well as video programs including, but not limited to, Adobe Final Cut and Premier, iMovie, Avid, etc.
Experience producing content on a timely basis
Possess energy, enthusiasm, sense of humor, people skills, creativity
Have organizational skills, strict attention to detail, & ability to meet deadlines
Strong interest audio/video editing and publishing experience
Address the following questions in your cover letter:
What makes you excited about interning with the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop?
How will your skills help us as an organization?
What skills do you hope to gain from your experience with the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop?
Please also include an audio/video portfolio with at least 3 media files you have previously completed or put together.
Only a few seats remain for the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Spring in Newport, Rhode Island Writing & Yoga Retreat! The application deadline has been extended to April 15, 2016. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible as registration will close once the retreat has sold out. Please visit our Newport Retreatpage to see when registration has closed.
Our Spring in Newport, Rhode Island Writing & Yoga Retreat will take place April 22-24, 2016, in Newport, RI. Participants will enjoy craft of writing seminars taught by award-winning authors Jade Sylvan (fiction, nonfiction) andDiana Norma Szokolyai (poetry, nonfiction). Certified yoga instructor Elissa Lewis will guide daily breath-focused movement and meditation classes. More information about our Spring in Newport, Rhode Island Writing & Yoga Retreat can be found at cww.submittable.com.
The Cambridge Writers Workshop was recently featured on WriteByNight. We were included in their list of top resources for Massachusetts writers, alongside such household–well, literary household–names as Ploughshares and Grub Street. The list spans everything from conferences to local critique groups to literary magazines. It can be found here: http://www.writebynight.net/massachusetts/
WriteByNightis a writers’ service dedicated to helping writers achieve their creative potential and literary goals. They offer manuscript consultations, writing strategy sessions, publication assistance, and ghostwriting and screenwriting services. WriteByNight also maintains a number of online resources, including an active blog about writing and free questionnaires to identify and kick poor writing habits.