The Fall/Winter Festival Online offers a variety of new workshop formats at a range of price points. Fees for each workshop appear in the individual course listings on the Festival Storefront.


Registrations for workshops in the Festival are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment in full is required to register.


Refund & Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your enrollment, please let us know as soon as possible. We can only offer full refunds if you cancel one week prior to the start of class. After that, before the start-date of class, we can offer a 50% refund. We cannot refund day-of cancellations, and we cannot refund or partially refund registration fees once the class has begun.


Terms and Community Policy

The Iowa Summer Writing Festival is a program for adults. You must be at least 18 years old to participate.

The Iowa Summer Writing Festival is a community built on an assumption of shared enterprise, in the spirit of mutual respect. We reserve the right to a) revoke the registration of or b) dismiss from the program any person who disrupts the learning/working environment of others. Participants in the Festival are subject to all University of Iowa policies governing conduct in our community, whether online or in person.