The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) offers residencies of two weeks to two months to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. VCCA accommodates up to 13 writers at a time and provides individual working and living quarters as well as all meals. For residencies from June 2020 through September 2020, using only the online application system, submit 6 to 10 poems, up to two short stories or essays, or an excerpt from a novel or book of creative nonfiction of up to 25 pages, along with a résumé, two letters of recommendation, and a brief professional statement with a $40 application fee by January 15, 2020. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 154 San Angelo Drive, Amherst, VA 24521. (434) 946-7236.