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Peterborough, NH, United States
Application Deadline: 
February 10, 2023
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MacDowell offers residencies of up to six weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators on 450 wooded acres near Mt. Monadnock in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Residents are provided with a private room, work space, and all meals. Travel aid and personal expense grants are available based on need. For residencies from September 2023 through February 2024, using only the online application system, submit 6 to 10 poems totaling no more than 15 pages or 15 to 25 pages of prose and a project proposal with a $30 application fee from January 1 to February 10. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Accessibility accommodations include elevator access to MacDowell’s dining space and kitchen. Some studios have accessible showers and bathrooms with handrails. Contact resident director David Macy at or (603) 924-3886, ext. 103, for additional accessibility details.

Contact Information

MacDowell, 100 High Street, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 924-3886.