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The Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency offers residencies of two to six weeks twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers from April 1 to May 15 and September 1 to October 15 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, 44 miles south of Cape Cod. Residents are provided with a private room, bath, and work space at the Point Way, a historic whaling captain’s inn located in Edgartown, Massachusetts. The cost of the residency is $250 per week or $1,000 for one month. Residents are responsible for their own transportation and meals. Using the online submission system, submit up to ten pages of poetry or prose with a $10 application fee. Applications must be postmarked 45 days prior to the desired residency period. Registration is first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency, P.O. Box 1041, West Tisbury, MA 02575. (508) 560-0467. Justen Ahren, Director.