MacDowell Colony offers year-round residencies of up to two months 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 2018 through May 2018, using the online application system submit 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.