Good Contrivance Farm offers residencies of up to four weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a Victorian farm in Reisterstown, Maryland, located 25 miles north of Baltimore. Residents are provided with private lodging in a renovated barn loft, which includes a library, bathroom, and full kitchen; or in the Hen House Cottage, which includes a full kitchen and bathroom. The cost of the residency in the farm’s barn loft is $95 for an overnight stay, $570 for a week, or $1,080 for two weeks. The cost of the residency at the Hen House Cottage is $65 per night. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Submit a writing sample of any length, a résumé, and the required application form. Visit the website for the application form and more information.
Good Contrivance Farm Writer’s Retreat, 2015 Emory Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136. (443) 529-2939.