How can I apply?

Applications are now open for our Claremont 2017 conference through Submittable. Please be sure to complete the entire application form as well as attach a document of sample poems. 

Apply here: Home School Claremont 2017.

How much is the application?

No-fee applications are due by September 1st, 2016; final applications ($25) by October 1st, 2016.

How much is the tuition, and how do I hold my spot if I get accepted?

Tuition is $1175. Once accepted, the only way to reserve your slot is by a non-refundable deposit of $250 USD. Scholarship decisions will be made in the early fall and will credit all tuition deposits and payments.

Where will classes take place?

Classes will be held in locations within easy walking distance from all conference activities. In Hudson, all programming is held at Time and Space Limited, on Columbia Street. In Claremont, all programming is held at Pitzer College and the DoubleTree Hotel Claremont.

What lodging will be available for participants?

On our enrolled students page, we have posted information about special discounted rates for Home School Claremont 2017 participants at a hotel located within walking distance of our campus and all programming for Claremont. 

Where can I find out about more accommodations in Hudson?

Please visit Stay in Hudson and other local Hudson websites for information on availabilities. Also, please check AirBnB.com for further availability. Note: Hudson’s small size means that dozens of accommodations will be within easy walking distance from Home School Hudson. If you will have any transportation needs, please plan accordingly.

Are there any available scholarships and how can I apply for them? 

The Home School offers a number of full and partial scholarships that chosen among our accepted applicants each year. By applying, you are automatically considered for these. Additionally, The Home School is proud to partner with outstanding literary organizations committed to diversity & excellence in contemporary poetry by granting a full-tuition fellowship in each organization’s name for Home School Miami 2016. Scholarship opportunities for Home School Hudson 2016 will be announced shortly.



The Home School is proud to partner with these outstanding literary organizations committed to diversity & excellence in contemporary poetry by granting a full-tuition fellowship in each organization’s name for Home School Miami 2016. See our partners’ websites in the coming weeks for more details.

CantoMundo builds on the aesthetically, culturally, and linguistically diverse work of Latina/o poets, who have historically—and with limited economic resources—formed supportive literary spaces.

Cave Canem is entering its 20th year, and is a home for the many voices of African American poetry and is committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets.

Kundiman is dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian American literature, offering a comprehensive spectrum of arts programming that gives writers opportunities to inscribe their own stories, transforming and enriching the American literary landscape. 

Lambda Literary believes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer literature is fundamental to the preservation of our culture, and LGBTQ lives are affirmed when our stories are written, published, read. 

VIDA, founded by Cate Marvin, Erin Belieu, and Ann Townsend,  is on a mission as a research-driven organization is to increase critical attention to contemporary women’s writing as well as further transparency around gender equality issues in contemporary literary culture.

Establish in 1991, AAWW is a national not-for-profit arts organization devoted to the creating, publishing, developing and disseminating of creating writing by Asian Americans—in other words, we're the preeminent organization dedicated to the belief that Asian American stories deserve to be told.