The Rutgers University Camden Summer Writers’ Conference is open to both Rutgers students and the community. Since the conference is for intermediate and advanced writing students, some prior workshop or professional writing experience is required. Applicants should have taken at least one creative writing workshop or have some publications or other form of writing experience.

Conference space is limited, so apply early.

Rutgers University-Camden MFA Students

If you are a Rutgers University Camden MFA student, email Conference Director Lisa Zeidner at for application instructions.

Other Applicants

To apply to the Rutgers University Camden Summer Writers’ Conference, complete the online Application Form and email it to Conference Director Lisa Zeidner at In your email, please include how you heard about the conference.