Yaddo offers residencies of two to eight weeks year-round 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. For residencies from November 2019 through May 2020, using the online submission system submit 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 a résumé, contact information for one reference, and a $35 application fee by August 1. The deadline for residencies from May 2020 through February 2021 is January 1. Limited financial aid is available. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Yaddo, P.O. Box 395, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. (518) 584-0746. Christin Williams, Program Manager.