Wellspring House offers residencies of one week to one month, with longer stays available, year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a renovated carriage house in the village of Ashfield, Massachusetts, east of the Berkshire Mountains. Residents are provided with private lodging and work space, as well as access to a shared kitchen, living area, sun-porch, gardens, and scenic Ashfield Lake. The cost of the residency is $280 per week ($260 per week from mid-November to April). Submit a work sample of up to five pages, a cover letter, and a résumé. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. There is no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Wellspring House, 284 Main Street, P.O. Box 2006, Ashfield, MA 01330. (413) 628-3276. Preston Browning, Director.