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Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House

Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 academic year. Because you are already involved in Terpoets, we think you would fit in well here, and we hereby invite your application. Apply by December 1, 2010, for early notification; March 1, 2011 is the final deadline.

Writers’ House students:

  • Live together, forming a vibrant literary community in centrally located Dorchester Hall,
  • Major in all fields, may be transfers or moving in from off-campus, and may be freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors,
  • Participate in a myriad of literary activities including:

o   publication of Stylus,

o   Terpoets Open Mics,

o   meetings with Writers Here and Now visiting authors,

o   writing workshops,

o   field trips,

o   one-on-one manuscript advising,

o   poetry service-learning project

o   literary study abroad

o   Lannan Fellowships

If you’re interested but have some questions please don’t hesitate to reply to this e-mail or call me directly at 301-405-0671.

You can also access an application at our website www.writershouse.umd.edu

Download the application: JPWH Application