Hambidge Creative Residency Program

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Rabun Gap, GA, United States
Event Date: 
February 15, 2023
Application Deadline: 
September 15, 2022
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
September 15, 2022
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Hambidge offers residencies of two weeks to six weeks from mid-February to mid-December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on 600 wooded acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Georgia. Residents are provided with a private cottage that includes a bedroom, studio space, kitchen, and bathroom. The cost of the residency is $250 per week, which includes some meals. Limited scholarships are available. For residencies from mid-February 2023 through April 2023, using only the online application system submit six to eight poems or up to 15 pages of prose, a 300-word biography, a one-page project description, and a résumé with a $30 application fee by September 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Accessibility accommodations include two ADA-compliant residential cottages and accessible doorways in community spaces. Contact the Hambidge office manager at (706) 746-7324 or center@hambidge.org for accessibility details.

Contact Mindy Chaffin at center@hambidge.org or (706) 746-7324 for accessibility details.

Contact Information

Hambidge Creative Residency Program, P.O. Box 339, Rabun Gap, GA 30568. (706) 746-7324.