Publishing Academy 2018-2019 Application Form

Publishing Academy is designed for highly motivated writers. Students will be asked to submit a writing sample to be considered for the program. We have a limited number of spots, and early applicants will be notified of acceptance on March 15th. Applications received between March 15th and June 15th will be notified on a rolling basis.
  • Each student is required to submit a short creative writing sample in order to be considered for the program. Please review the the requirements below: For Grades 7-8: Provide a one-page example of creative writing that demonstrates your fiction writing ability. This can be the first page or an excerpt of the novel you intend to write with us, or any other creative fiction you have written. For Grades 9-12: Provide a two-page example of creative writing that demonstrates your fiction writing ability. This can be the first page or an excerpt of the novel you intend to write with us, or any other creative fiction you have written. How will you submit your child's writing sample?
  • Open Books reserves a limited number of need-based scholarships for Publishing Academy. Because these funds are limited, we ask that you only apply if these funds are truly needed. If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please select from the below options and a member of Open Books will reach out to you.