1. Please list in order the following information
Date of Birth:
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:
~ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with ATHENEUM APPLICATION in the subject line.