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Peterborough, NH, United States
Application Deadline: 
September 10, 2022
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MacDowell offers residencies of up to six weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on 450 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 March 2023 through August 2023, using only the online application system submit six 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 by September 10. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Accessibility accommodations include elevator access to MacDowell’s meeting space, dining space, kitchen, and laundry facilities and to some dormitories; accessible showers and bathrooms with handrails; and unmarked accessible parking. Contact resident director David Macy at or (603) 924-3886, ext. 103, for additional accessibility details.

Contact Information

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