Wellspring House offers residencies of one week to three months year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, on five acres of land in Ashfield, Massachusetts. The retreat accommodates five residents at a time in a converted carriage house and provides private working and living quarters, as well as a large communal space that features a kitchen, living room with fireplace, enclosed sunroom, patio, and gardens. The cost of the residency ranges from $310 to $360 per week, depending on residency room and season. Using only the online application system, submit up to three poems or one story or essay, a cover letter, and a résumé. There is no application fee. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Contact John T. Howard or Aubrey Crosby, writers-in-residence, for accessibility details.
Wellspring House Retreat, P.O. Box 2006, Ashfield, MA 01330. (413) 628-3276. John T. Howard and Aubrey Crosby, Writers-in-Residence.