Gushul Writer's Cottage, University of Lethbridge

Blairmore, Canada
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
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The University of Lethbridge Gushul Residency Program offers residencies from one week to four months year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a cottage in the Rocky Mountains, located in the town of Blairmore, Alberta, Canada. Residents are provided with private lodging in the Gushul Writer’s Cottage, which includes a full kitchen, bath, and work space. Residents are responsible for their own meals and travel expenses. The cost of the residency is $225 CAD per week, $400 CAD for half a month, or $600 CAD per month. Established and emerging writers are encouraged to apply. For residencies beginning in January 2018, submit a writing sample of up to ten pages of poetry or prose along with a project proposal, an application form, and a CV; there is no application fee. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Contact Information

Writer's Residency in the Rocky Mountains, University of Lethbridge, Art Department, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4. Shawn McNamara, Administrative Support to the Art Department.