Good Contrivance Farm, an educational nonprofit, 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 Barn Loft is $105 for an overnight stay, $625 for a week, or $2,362 for a month. The cost of the residency at the Hen House Cottage is $75 for an overnight stay, $446 for a week, or $1,688 for a month. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Submit an online application form followed by a writing sample of any length and a résumé. There is no application fee. Visit the website for the application form and more information.
The Writer’s Retreat at Good Contrivance Farm, 2015 Emory Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136. (443) 529-2939.