How to Apply

WriteOut! Retreats are held two times a year, in spring and summer. They usually fill up within just a few days of being announced. If you're interested in attending the next retreat, follow these 3 easy steps to increase your chances of getting in.


1. Sign up for our mailing list.

Once registration begins, we accept applications until the program is full. If you want to be sure you are among the first to hear about it, you can sign up for IRRPP's listserv and get all of our announcements, including admission to WriteOut!.

2. Draft your application.

We typically announce and open registration 4 to 6 weeks in advance. Applying is easy and it doesn't hurt to have the information ready. Be prepared to fill out the form when we send it.

3. Selection process.

Once we have received the applications, a selection committee made up of IRRPP staff will review the applications for to ensure that each application fits the criteria of the program.

WriteOut! is held in the spring and summer. We typically announce and open registration 6 to 8 weeks in advance. Once registration is open, return to this page to learn how to submit your application.