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 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), one letter of recommendation, and a résumé with a $35 application fee by January 1, 2019. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Yaddo, P.O. Box 395, Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. (518) 584-0746. Christin Williams, Program Manager.