Residencies of two weeks to two months are offered from late March to early June and from mid-September through early November at Ledig House, a writers residency situated on 300 acres in the Hudson River Valley town of Ghent, New York. Up to 20 poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators can be accommodated during each session. The residencies include private lodging, meals, and opportunities to meet with New York City publishing professionals. Using the online application system, submit a writing sample of up to 50 pages, a résumé, a one-page project proposal, and a letter of recommendation (sent directly to the program by the reference) by October 20. There is no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Writers Omi International Residency at Ledig House, Art Omi, 55 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10003. (212) 206-6027. D. W. Gibson, Contact.