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MacDowell Colony

Peterborough, New Hampshire
Application Deadline:
January 15, 2015
Financial Aid Deadline:
January 15, 2015

The MacDowell Colony offers residencies of up to two months from June through September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 450-acre estate in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Writers are provided with lodging, meals, and studio space. Travel aid and personal expense grants are available based on need. Students enrolled in a degree-granting program at the time of application are ineligible. Using the online application system, submit 6 to 10 poems totaling no more than 15 pages or 15 to 25 pages of prose, a project proposal, and a letter of recommendation with a $30 application fee by January 15. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

MacDowell Colony, 100 High Street, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 924-3886.

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