Rivendell Writers’ Colony

Sewanee, TN, United States
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
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The Rivendell Writers’ Colony offers mini-residencies from three to twelve days and residencies of two weeks to one month in Sewanee, Tennessee, for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. The cost of a regular residency is $250 per week and the cost of a mini-residency is $125 per night. Residents are provided with private lodging in one of four private properties on the Rivendell campus and access to a kitchen, laundry facilities, a library, and walking trails. For a mini-residency, submit the required entry form; there is no application fee. For a residency, submit a résumé and three to five poems or up to 10 pages of prose with a $30 application fee. Limited financial aid is available. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Contact Information

Rivendell Writers’ Colony, P.O. Box 3334, Sewanee, TN 37375. (931) 598-5555. Carmen Thompson, Executive Director.