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The Renaissance House Residency Program, sponsored by the Helene and Dorothy West Foundation for Artists in Need, offers residencies of one to two weeks from June to September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the Catskill Mountains of Napanoch, New York. Each residency includes classes, lectures, and time to write. Participating writers include poet Afaa Michael Weaver, fiction writer Elizabeth Benedict, and creative nonfiction writers Zachary Sklar and Michael Smith. The residency fee is $800 per week, which includes all meals. Submit an application with a work sample of any length. Applications are considered on a rolling basis; there is no application fee. Send an SASE or e-mail for more information.
Renaissance House Residency Program, Helene and Dorothy West Foundation for Artists in Need, 484 West 43rd Street, Suite 37E, New York, NY 10036. (917) 747-0367. Abigail McGrath, Contact.