Voices of the Wilderness Artist in Residence Program

The U.S. Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offer residencies of one to two weeks from June through August to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers to take part in stewardship projects in the wilderness of Alaska. Residents are paired with a wilderness ranger, with whom they explore the national forests, parks, or refuges, while assisting with research, fieldwork, and other light ranger duties.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
March 1, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Voices of the Wilderness Artist in Residence Program, P.O. Box 129, Girdwood, AK 99587. Barbara Lydon, Program Coordinator.

Barbara Lydon
Program Coordinator
Contact City: 
Wilderness areas
Contact State: 
AK
Country: 
US
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Ucross Residency Program

Ucross offers two- to six-week residencies from March through early June and from August through early December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a working ranch in Ucross, Wyoming, located 27 miles southeast of Sheridan. Residents are provided with lodging, private studio space, and meals. For residencies from August through early December, using only the online application system submit 10 pages of poetry or 20 pages of prose, a project description, and two letters of recommendation sent directly to Ucross with a $40 application fee by March 1.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
March 1, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Ucross Residency Program, 30 Big Red Lane, Clearmont, WY 82835. (307) 737-2291.

Contact City: 
Ucross
Contact State: 
WY
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
82835
Country: 
US

UCLA Extension Writers Studio

The Writers Studio, sponsored by the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, will be held online from February 18 to February 21. The conference features workshops in fiction and creative nonfiction, lectures, and a keynote presentation. The faculty includes fiction writers Noel Alumit and Colette Sartor; nonfiction writers Antonia Crane and Cole Kazdin; and publishing professional Tobi Harper (Red Hen Press). The cost of the conference is $788. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
February 18, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

UCLA Extension Writers Studio, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1600, Los Angeles, CA 90024. (310) 825-9415. Nutschell Anne Windsor, Program Coordinator.

Nutschell Windsor
Program Coordinator
Contact City: 
Online
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
90024
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Millay Colony

The Millay Colony for the Arts offers two- and four-week residencies from May through October to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at Steepletop, the former estate of Edna St. Vincent Millay in Austerlitz, New York. Each residency includes a private room, studio, and meals. For residencies from August through October, using only the online application system submit up to 10 poems totaling no more than 15 pages or up to 20 pages of prose, along with a brief bio, a personal statement, and a $40 application fee by March 1. Visit the website for more information.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
March 1, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Millay Colony for the Arts, 454 East Hill Road, P.O. Box 3, Austerlitz, NY 12017. (518) 392-3103. Calliope Nicholas, Codirector.

Calliope Nicholas
Residency Director
Contact City: 
Austerlitz
Contact State: 
NY
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
12017
Country: 
US
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Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

The 2021 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference will be held from June 3 to June 9 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for both emerging and established translators, features translation workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, craft classes, meetings with editors and agents, and readings by faculty and guests. The faculty includes translators Jennifer Croft and Achy Obejas. The special guest is translator Madhu H. Kaza. Tuition is $2,515, which includes lodging and meals.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
June 3, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference, Middlebury College, 204 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. (802) 443-5286. Jason Lamb, Coordinator.

Contact City: 
Ripton
Contact State: 
VT
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
05753
Country: 
US

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference

The 2021 Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference will be held from June 3 to June 9 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for poets and prose writers whose work deals with the environment and the natural world, features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures; craft classes; meetings with editors, agents, and publishers; and readings by faculty and guests.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
June 3, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference, Middlebury College, 204 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. (802) 443-5286. Jason Lamb, Coordinator. 

Contact City: 
Ripton
Contact State: 
VT
Country: 
US
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Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

The 2021 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference will be held from August 11 to August 21 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures; craft classes; meetings with editors, agents, and publishers; and readings by faculty and guests.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
August 11, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
yes
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Middlebury College, 204 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. (802) 443-5286. Noreen Cargill, Administrative Director; Jason Lamb, Coordinator.

Noreen Cargill and Jason Lamb
Administrative Director and Coordinator
Contact City: 
Ripton
Contact State: 
VT
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
05753
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Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair

The 2021 AWP Conference and Bookfair will be held online from March 3 to March 6. The conference features events, panel discussions, readings, and a bookfair. The keynote speaker is poet Joy Harjo. The cost of the conference is $180 for nonmembers, $90 for members, and $50 for students. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
March 3, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair, 5700 Rivertech Court, Suite 225, Riverdale Park, MD 20737. (240) 696-8273.

Contact City: 
Online
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Anderson Center Artist Residency

The Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies offers residencies of one month in August to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators at Tower View, a 350-acre historic estate in Red Wing, Minnesota. Emerging writers and translators who are residents of Minnesota and New York City are eligible to apply. Residents are provided with lodging, meals, and studio space, as well as a travel stipend and a honorarium of $625 per week.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
March 1, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
no
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Anderson Center Artist Residency, 163 Tower View Drive, P.O. Box 406, Red Wing, MN 55066. (651) 388-2009.

Contact City: 
Red Wing
Contact State: 
MN
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
55066
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A.I.R. Studio Paducah

A.I.R. Studio Paducah offers residencies of two weeks to three months to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the Lower Town arts district of Paducah, Kentucky. Residents are provided with a private apartment, studio space, and gallery space. The cost of the residency is $700 for two weeks and $1,000 for a month. Submit up to five poems of any length or up to 10 pages of prose, a résumé, a writer’s statement, and contact information for three references with a $25 application fee.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
March 1, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

A.I.R. Studio Paducah, 4410 Oglethorpe Street #609, Hyattsville, MD 20781. (202) 374-5650. Kay Lindsey, Communications Coordinator.

Kay Lindsey
Communications Coordinator
Contact City: 
Paducah
Contact State: 
KY
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
42001
Country: 
US

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