Yaddo offers residencies of two to eight weeks from November through May to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers 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. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 short poems or an excerpt of a longer poem of up to 10 pages, or up to 20 pages of prose, a résumé, and two letters of recommendation (sent directly to Yaddo by the references) with a $30 application fee by August 1. The deadline for residencies from May 2018 through February 2019 is January 1. Limited financial aid is available. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Yaddo, P.O. Box 395, Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. (518) 584-0746. Candace Wait, Program Director.