Attic Atheneum Application Form

ATHENEUM APPLICATION 

1. Please list in order the following information 

Name:

E-mail:

Phone:

Address:

Date of Birth:

Education:

 

2. I am applying for admission in the following genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry. Select only one: 

 

 

3. If you have taken workshops in the past, with whom have you studied? 

 

 

4. Please include the following manuscript material: 

Fiction: 20-25 pages. This may include short fiction or part of a novel. 

Nonfiction: 20-25 pages.

Poetry: 12-15 pages

 

5. Please include a brief descriptive statement in answer to the following: Given that the Attic Atheneum involves monthly one-on-one mentoring and semi-monthly genre team meetings, how do you see an 11-month course of study at this time in your life as essential to your writing ambitions? 

 

6. Please include a brief descriptive statement in answer to the following: Given that the Attic Atheneum involves 18 members (12 students, 6 faculty) that attend four Atheneum community gatherings and receptions, in addition to the 3-day urban retreat that concludes the program, how do you envision your role as a participant in the community of the Attic Atheneum and your class? 

 

7. Please include one letter of nomination/reference. You can include the letter with your application materials or have your recommender send it. Either way is fine. The letter should address the following: 

~ Your interest in writing and literary community
~ Your demonstrated capacity to thrive in both the one-on-one and group community environment of the Athenaeum
~ Why you would be a valuable addition to the Athenaeum mission and community. 

 

8. Q&As to give us a sense of you: 

~ Describe your personality in 3 words: 

~ Your favorite fictional character: 

Books: 

Films:

~ Best 3 films:

~ Favorite food for a quiet dinner:
~ If you could have lived in another time period, which one? 

~ Name a political hero:

~ Name a family hero:

~ Your best conversation starter:

~ Surprising conversation head-turner about you.:

 

E- mail your application to info@atticinstitute.com with ATHENEUM APPLICATION in the subject line.