Yaddo offers residencies of two to eight weeks from May through February to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Writers are provided with a private bedroom, work space, and meals. Writers who are not currently enrolled in full-time graduate or undergraduate programs are eligible to apply every other calendar year. Using only the online application system, submit 10 poems (no longer than one page each) or excerpts of a longer poem totaling no more than 10 pages, or up to 20 pages of prose (consisting of one or more stories or essays, or an excerpt of a novel or work of nonfiction), contact information for one reference, and a résumé with a $35 application fee by January 5, 2020. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Yaddo, 312 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. (518) 584-0746. Christin Williams, Program Manager.