The Ucross Foundation offers two- to six-week residencies from mid-August through early December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a working ranch in Ucross, Wyoming, located 27 miles southeast of Sheridan. Residents are provided with a private bedroom, private studio space, and meals. Using the online application system, submit 10 pages of poetry or 20 pages of prose, a project description, and two letters of recommendation with a $40 application fee by March 1. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Ucross Foundation Residency Program, 30 Big Red Lane, Clearmont, WY 82835. (307) 737-2291. Ruth Salvatore, Residency Manager.