Submitting Your Application

To be considered for admission to the 2012 Words Are Mightier Workshop, please submit the following:

  1. VONA Application Form
  2. Manuscript in one of the following:
    • Poetry, Lyricizing and Speaking with Willie Perdomo: 5 ­ 10 poems (not to exceed 20 pages)
    • Telling our Tales in Fiction and Nonfiction with Mat Johnson: up to 25 pages
    • Blogging, Logging, an On-line Presence with Elmaz Abinader: 10- 15 pages
  3. $20 non-refundable application fee made payable to the University of Miami

After completing this application, submit it along with your manuscript via email to apply_vonaum@voicesatvona.org.

Please attach ONE file that includes all pages of your manuscript. Include a cover page with your name,phone number, and email address, as well as a page number on each page (This is VERY Important).

Send payment to:

Words are Mightier
University of Miami
Dept of English c/o Lydia PO Box 248145
Coral Gables, FL 33124

Your application is not considered complete until you email the manuscript with this application form and pay the application fee.