Taleamor Park offers two-week residencies from May through October and residencies of at least two weeks from November to April to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a scenic 375-acre working grain farm in northern Indiana, near Chicago and Lake Michigan. Residents are provided with a private room in an 1854 brick Italianate house, work space, access to a library, local travel expenses, and a welcome meal; other meals and travel expenses are not included. Residents are expected to contribute one to two hours of work per week to maintain the residence. For residencies from May through October, the cost of the residency ranges from $40 to $60 a day, depending on financial need. Longer residencies from November through April may be available for discounted rates. Submit a writing sample of 5 to 10 pages and a short bio or curriculum vitae. Space is limited to four residents per session; applications are accepted on a rolling basis. There is no application fee. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Taleamor Park, 2215 East 350 North LaPorte, IN 46350. Clifford Peterson and Lisa Lee Peterson, Codirectors.