Prairie Center of the Arts offered residencies from July through September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in Peoria, Illinois, in the Illinois River Valley. Residents were provided with housing and work space. A key deposit and cleaning fee of $100 was required. Writers submitted a work sample of up to 10 poems, a short story, a novel chapter, or an essay totaling no more than 10 pages, a letter of intent, a résumé, and contact information for three references with a $15 application fee by April 15. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Prairie Center of the Arts, 1506 SW Washington Street, Peoria, IL 61602. (309) 673-5589. Michele Richey, President.