The Soaring Gardens Artists’ Retreat offers residencies of two to five weeks from May 15 to September 15 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on 23 acres of countryside near Laceyville, Pennsylvania, approximately 40 miles northwest of Scranton. Residents are provided with shared living quarters and work space but are responsible for their own food and transportation. Writers with at least two years of professional experience in the arts are eligible. Using the online application system, submit up to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a project proposal, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation (sent directly by the references) by March 10. There is no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Soaring Gardens Artists’ Retreat, 160 Erica Way, Portola Valley, CA 94028. David Ostwald, Contact.