Application & Fees


WHO MAY APPLY: High school students (rising freshmen to current seniors) & adults.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES: Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Dramatic Writing, & Filmmaking applicants must submit a writing sample of no more than three pages. Poets and songwriters should submit a one-page sample, and songwriters & filmmakers are welcome to upload a recording of their work. Submissions can be printed front/back.

To apply online, please click on the button below. Your application fee can be paid directly through Submittable.


CONFIRMATION: You can expect to hear back from us within four days of the receipt of your submission.

REGISTRATION: Once accepted, please use the button below to register. The VYWC 2020 conference fee of $285 includes three days of virtual programming.