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, work space, and all meals. Travel aid and personal expense grants are available based on need. Students enrolled in a degree-granting program at the time of application are ineligible. For residencies from October through January, using the online submission system submit 6 to 10 poems totaling no more than 15 pages or 15 to 25 pages of prose, a project proposal, and a letter of recommendation with a $30 application fee by April 15. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
MacDowell Colony, 100 High Street, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 924-3886.