To apply for the conference, please include the following in your packet:

1. Print, fill out and return this application form: Norther Pen YWC applicant questionnaire

2. Include two letters of recommendation from adults (teacher, coach, pastor, mentor) who  can attest to your maturity, character and abilities.

3. Application fee of $25, check or cash. (Please make out to The  Northern Pen.)

4. Writing Sample. Include 3 - 4 pages of your best writing. Indicate clearly the genre you are submitting and applying for: Fiction with Matthew Dickerson, or Creative Nonfiction with Leslie Leyland Fields.

5. Mail application packet to:

The Northern Pen Young Writers' Conference
Leslie Leyland Fields
4022 Cliffside Rd.
Kodiak, AK 99615