The Boston Literary District and Emerson College offered a monthlong residency from July 15 to August 15 in downtown Boston to a poet, fiction writer, or nonfiction writer from New England. The resident was provided with a private apartment and participated in online discussions with students in Emerson College’s MFA program. Residents from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont were eligible; writers enrolled in a degree-granting program were ineligible. Writers submitted via e-mail a cover letter and a writing sample of up to 15 pages by April 15. There was no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Boston Literary District, 162 Boylston Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02116.