The Hub City Writers Project offers three ten- or fifteen-week residencies each year at the Writers House in Spartanburg, South Carolina, for emerging poets and prose writers who are pursuing a graduate degree in creative writing or who have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in creative writing within the past five years. The summer residency will take place from June 5 to August 15; the fall residency will take place from September 4 to December 18. Residents are provided with lodging and a work studio in a historic downtown cottage and a $150 weekly stipend in exchange for community service with Hub City Press or Hub City Bookshop. Transportation and meals are not included. Submit a writing sample of 10 poems or a novel chapter, short story, or essay of up to 20 pages; a one-page project description, a résumé, contact information for two references, and a $30 application fee (for the summer residency) or $40 (for both the summer and fall residencies) by April 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Hub City Writers Project, 186 West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306. (864) 557-9349