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Program Description:
 Schull  
Ireland Summer Writing Program
June 3–24, 2019
Schull, Ireland

 
Immerse yourself in Ireland’s beautiful south coast, called the Wild Atlantic Way, while studying creative writing with the University of Evansville’s outstanding faculty and visiting writers, editors, and publishers from the U.S. and abroad.
 
  • Tuition for six (6) hours of undergraduate credit (or three (3) hours of graduate credit), including a Creative Writing Workshop and a Form and Theory course on Irish literature.
  • Self-catering accommodation in sea-view apartments on the main street of Schull.
  • Workshops and one-on-one conferences with notable Irish and American authors.
  • Guest readings and craft lectures with visiting writers, editors, and publishers.
  • Airport pickup and drop-off at Cork airport.

Requirements
Completed application on myUEabroad account
2.75 GPA
Good standing from the Office of the Dean of Students

Charges:
$25 application fee
$5,100 program fee (undergraduate level)
$4,710 program fee (graduate level)
This fee DOES NOT include the following: round-trip airfare, meals 

Payment due dates:

Undergraduate level:
$600 non-refundable deposit  due November 1, 2018
$2,250 due January 18, 2019
$2,250 due March 25, 2019

Graduate level:
$600 non-refundable deposit  due November 1, 2018
$2,055 due January 18, 2019
$2,055 due March 25, 2019

To apply, please complete this online application. Once you have completed all required questions and paid the application fee ($25), you will then be given further instructions about how to pay the first non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot.
 
For more details about the program, please contact Rob Griffith at rg37@evansville.edu

2019 Visiting Writers and Faculty

Rob Griffith
Professor Griffith’s latest book is The Devil in the Milk (Kelsay Books, 2017), and his previous book, The Moon from Every Window (David Robert Books, 2011), was nominated for the 2013 Poets’ Prize. His first book, A Matinee in Plato's Cave, was the winner of the 2009 Best Book of Indiana Award.  His work has appeared in PN Review, Poetry, The North American Review, Poems & Plays, The Oxford American, and many others. He is the editor of the journal Measure, Director of Measure Press and the University of Evansville Press, and chair of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Evansville, Indiana​

Katie Mullins
Professor Mullins teaches Creative Writing at the University of Evansville. In addition to being nominated for a Pushcart Prize and editing a rock 'n roll crossover edition of the metrical poetry journal Measure, she's been published or has work forthcoming in journals like Hawaii Pacific Review, Harpur Palate, Broad River Review, Big Lucks, and The Evansville Review. She was also a semifinalist in the Ropewalk Press Fiction Chapbook competition and in the Casey Shay Press poetry chapbook competition. She's also the lead writer and founder of the music blog Katie Darby Recommends.
 
Margaret McMullan
A recipient of a 2010 NEA Fellowship in literature, a 2010 Fulbright at the University of Pécs in Hungary, and the National Author Winner of the 2011 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, Margaret McMullan is the author of seven award-winning novels. In 2015, she and Phillip Lopate curated Every Father’s Daughter, an anthology of essays about fathers by great women writers such as Alice Munro, Ann Hood, and Jane Smiley. For more information about Margaret’s phenomenal work, please visit her website at http://margaretmcmullan.com.

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 11/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/03/2019 06/24/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.