We salute your initiative as you consider submitting an application to Problem Children 2023.

Our application process is designed to better understand your creative interests, history, and what you hope to gain out of the program. To that end, it is important that each student fill out their own application and answer as honestly as possible.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis between now and May. Because of this, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible – as spaces fill up we give precedence to applicants who apply earlier.

If we feel you are a fit for the program, we will reach out to schedule a video interview. Interviews will take place starting in February 2023, so if you don’t hear from us right away—don’t worry!


If you have specific questions, or issues, please email us at pc@problemlibrary.org

If you are interested in joining our staff or mentor roster, please email daniel@problemlibrary.org

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