The 2021 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference will be held from August 11 to August 21 in Ripton, Vermont.

All applications are due by February 15. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.

2021 Conference Fees

Application Fee: $20
Contributors: $3,720

Fee includes room and board. See Application Information for descriptions of financial aid and scholarship categories and amounts.

Acceptance Notification

Notification letters will be sent via email in late May. A confirmation form to hold your spot is due soon after notification of acceptance, and the conference fees are due in July.
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.