MacDowell Colony offers residencies of up to two months year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 450-acre estate near Mt. Monadnock in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Residents are provided with a private room, studio space, and meals. For residencies from February 2020 through May 2020, using only the online application system writers submitted 6 to 10 poems totaling no more than 15 pages or 15 to 25 pages of prose, a project proposal, and one letter of recommendation (sent directly by the reference to MacDowell) with a $30 application fee by September 15. Travel aid and personal expense grants are available based on need. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
MacDowell Colony, 100 High Street, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 924-3886.