The 2016 Watering Hole Poetry Residency was offered from December 26 to December 30 at Santee State Park in in Santee, South Carolina. Residents were provided with a private or shared cabin that included a full kitchen, and access to the Watering Hole Poetry Retreat’s daily craft talks, readings, and group gatherings. The cost of the residency was $400 for a shared cabin, and $700 for a private cabin. Writers were responsible for their own transportation and meals. Using the online submission manager, writers submitted a cover letter and project description between 800 and 1,000 words, a poetry sample between 15 and 20 pages, and a $25 application fee by August 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Watering Hole Poetry Residency, Santee State Park, Santee, South Carolina. (864) 513-1894. Candace Wiley and Monifa Lemons, cofounders and codirectors.