The Atlantic Center for the Arts offers three-week residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 69-acre ecological preserve in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Residents are provided with studio space and private lodging, and attend two-hour daily meetings with a Master Artist. The October 14 to November 3 residency will be led by fiction writer Chris Abani. The residency fee is $900, which includes private lodging and most meals. Financial aid is available. Using the online application system, submit 15 to 25 pages of fiction, a letter of intent, and a short bio with a $25 application fee by May 13. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artist-in-Residence Program, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. (386) 427-6975.