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Saratoga Springs, NY, United States
Application Deadline: 
January 10, 2024
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Yaddo offers residencies of two to eight weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Residents are provided with a private bedroom, work space, and meals. Writers who are not currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs are eligible. To apply for residencies from May 2024 through March 2025, writers submitted up to 10 short poems or an excerpt of a longer poem totaling no more than 10 pages, or up to 20 pages of prose, along with contact information for one reference and a $30 application fee (an added fee of $5 to $10 for media uploads may apply) by January 10, 2024. A two-page preview of the work sample is required in the initial stages of the application process. Limited financial aid is available. Visit the website for an application form and complete guidelines.

Accessibility accommodations include elevators in all multilevel event spaces; accessible sidewalks, pathways, and door­ways; two accessible freestanding studios, which include both a bedroom and work space under one roof; and an accessible library, video room, and dining room. Contact the program director via phone or e-mail for additional accessibility details.

Contact Information

Yaddo, 312 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. (518) 584-0746. Christin Williams, Program Director.