Call for Instructors

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop is currently seeking creative writing instructors in the field of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, mixed-genre, and playwriting for our 2017 retreats, both stateside and aboard. Upcoming locations include California, Louisiana, Spain, and Portugal, and retreats run from 4-10 days, depending on location. Compensation available for all teaching positions.  Candidates with MFAs or PhDs in Creative writing, professional writing and teaching experience, and a strong publication history are preferred. If interested, please apply through our Submittable Page. Please include the following with your application:

  1. Cover Letter (including a biography, your interest in the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop, your background in creative writing, and what you hope to add to our community)
  2. CV (including a list of major publications, creative writing courses taught, three references, and contact information)
  3. Three Pitches for Classes (one paragraph abstract for each class)
  4. Work Sample (20-40 pages of poetry, prose, a script, or mixed-genre work)
  5. Availability and Preference for Retreat Locations

Application Period: October 5, 2016 – October 20, 2016