Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat offers residencies of up to ten days from April through November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Gell House, a furnished hillside house surrounded by the Bristol Hills in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, 30 miles south of Rochester. The Gell Center can accommodate up to two writers at a time. Residents are provided with private lodging and workspace. The residency fee is $35 per night. Residents must provide their own meals. Submit two copies of three to five pages of poetry or prose; applications are accepted on a rolling basis. There is no application fee. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat, Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607. (585) 473-2590, ext. 103. Kathy Pottetti, Director of Gell.