Pakistan most prestigious and fully funded LUMS Young Writers Workshop 2019 is back. The Lahore University of Management Sciences writing workshop will be held from August 5-9, 2019. It is a fully funded residential creative writing workshop with award-winning novelist and mentors Bilal Tanweer.

LUMS Young Writers Workshop is a one-of-a-kind fully funded residential creative writing workshop with internationally award-winning author and translator. All the selected writers are provided all the materials, lodgings, and creative writing instructions. In addition, they cultivate a community of writers as well as learn how to reach publishers locally and internationally. Graduates from LUMS Young Writers Workshop have won prizes and have been admitted to MFA Programs on full scholarships (LUMS Scholarships). 

The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is a world-class academic institution with a proud history of achievement, and ambitious plans for the future. The idea of establishing the university took root in the mind of Syed Babar Ali, Pro-Chancellor, LUMS who is the guiding spirit behind the university. With his resilient efforts and patronage of the business community, academia and representatives of the government started the establishment of what was to become one of the leading universities of South Asia.

Since its inception in 1985, LUMS has strived to achieve the aim of imparting world class education while encouraging research and intellectual growth in the country. As a result, LUMS has played a key role in setting high standards of academics and producing professionals who can compete with counterparts from any university across the world.  

LUMS Young Writers Workshop 2019 Details:

Host Country:

  • Pakistan

Host University:

  • Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

Sponsored By:

  • The workshop is sponsored by Ferozsons Laboratories Limited. 

Workshop Duration:

  • 5 Days

Workshop Dates:

  • The workshop will be held from August 5-9, 2019

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LUMS Workshop Benefits:

  • The young writers are provided all the materials, lodgings, and creative writing instructions
  • You can learn how to reach publishers locally and internationally.
  • Chance to win a full scholarship for MFA Programs

Eligibility Criteria:

  • LUMS Writers training program will consider all entries but they will give preference to writers between 18-26 years.

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How to Apply for LUMS Young Writers Workshop 2019?

Those who are interested in writing workshop, please submit unpublished work of English fiction of 4000 words or less to writersworkshop@lums.edu.pk. Please include your CV with your submission.

There is no entry fee and submissions are via email only. 

Email your entries with your CV mentioning clearly the following details:

  1. Your date of birth
  2. Details of your education
  3. Your contact details including email, mailing address, and phone numbers

Application Deadline:

  • The Deadline for submissions is June 15, 2019.

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Deadline is June 15, 2019