Headlands Center for the Arts

A large white house nestled in trees and mountains.
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Sausalito, CA, United States
Application Deadline: 
June 5, 2023
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Headlands Center for the Arts offers four- to eight-week residencies from June to early November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the coastal wilderness of the Marin Headlands outside San Francisco. Residents are provided with a private bedroom and work space in a shared house, round-trip airfare, five meals per week, and a $1,000 monthly stipend. For residencies in 2024, submit a writing sample of up to 20 pages of poetry or 30 pages of prose, a letter of interest, a résumé, and contact information for three references by June 5. The application fee is $35 until May 8 and $45 thereafter. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations include accessible restrooms in the center’s studio building and select housing, an accessible dining hall, accessible parking, and ASL interpretation upon request.

Contact Information

Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Ft. Barry, Sausalito, CA 94965. (415) 331-2787, ext. 24. Holly Blake, Residency Manager.