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MacDowell Colony offers year-round residencies of up to two months to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 450-acre estate near Mt. Monadnock in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Residents are provided with a private room, studio space, and meals. For residencies from February 2017 through May 2017, 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 one letter of recommendation (sent directly by the reference to MacDowell) with a $30 application fee by September 15. Travel aid and personal expense grants are available based on need. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
MacDowell Colony, 100 High Street, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 924-3886.