Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, located in the Missouri River town of Nebraska City, offers residencies of two to eight weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Residents are provided with housing, studio space, and a $100 weekly stipend. For residencies from January 4, 2017, to June 17, 2017, using the online submission system submit up to 10 poems totaling no more than 30 pages, two stories or novel chapters totaling no more than 7,500 words, or two essays or chapters of a work of creative nonfiction totaling no more than 7,500 words, a writer’s statement, contact information for two references, and a résumé with a $35 application fee by September 1. The application deadline for residencies in the second half of the year is March 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, 801 Third Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410. (402) 874-9600. Amanda Smith, Program Director.