The Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences


2014 Deadline

All applications are due by March 1, 2014.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.

Notification letters will be sent via e-mail in late May.

2014 Fees

There is a $15 application fee.

Conference fees:  $2,935 general contributors; $2,810 auditors. Includes room and board.

See the Financial Aid Applicants section on the Admissions page for descriptions of the fellowships and scholarships available.

At the time of admission, we require a nonrefundable deposit (fellows, Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe Foundation Scholars, Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholars, and Middlebury Student Scholars excepted) of $300. The deposit is applied to your total charges, and the balance is due soon after. All participants must pay in full before arriving on campus. No refund of fees will be made for participants who must leave the Conference early.