Edith Wharton Writer-in-Residence Program

Two- or three-week residencies during the month of March are offered to three women poets, fiction writers, or creative nonfiction writers at the Mount, Edith Wharton’s former home in Lenox, Massachusetts. The residents will be provided with a $1,000 stipend; dedicated private work space at the Mount, a Georgian revival mansion built in 1902; and lodging at a nearby residence with private bedrooms and bathrooms as well as shared communal space.

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RESIDENCY
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April 18, 2021
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Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
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Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Edith Wharton Writer-in-Residence Program, the Mount, P.O. Box 974, Lenox, MA 01240. 

Photo: 2015 writer-in-residence Natalie Dykstra in Edith Wharton's library. Credit: John Stanmeyer.

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Lenox
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MA
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US
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Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, located in the Missouri River town of Nebraska City, Nebraska, offers residencies of two to eight weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Residents are provided with housing, studio space, and a $100 weekly stipend.

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RESIDENCY
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Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
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Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
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no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, 801 Third Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410. (402) 874-9600. 

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Nebraska City
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NE
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68410
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US
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Writers at the Eyrie

A residency of two weeks or one month in November is offered to a poet, a fiction writer, or a nonfiction writer at a private apartment in Brooklyn, New York. The resident is provided with some meals. Writers over the age of 24 who are not residents of New York City are eligible. Submit via postal mail a writing sample of 7 to 10 poems or one to two stories or essays of up to 30 pages, a project description, a brief bio, and a résumé with a $10 application fee by August 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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RESIDENCY
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Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
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Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Writers at the Eyrie, 118 North Ninth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249. Margot Farrington, Director.

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Brooklyn
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NY
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US

Nawal El Saadawi on Becoming a Writer

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“You do not separate between dancing, music, writing, painting, it’s all one, it is expression of the self,” says Nawal El Saadawi about her journey to become a writer in this 2018 interview with Athena40’s Elizabeth Filippouli. The Egyptian writer and activist died at the age of eighty-nine on March 21, 2021.

Headlands Center for the Arts

Headlands Center for the Arts offers four- to ten-week residencies from March to mid-November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the coastal wilderness of the Marin Headlands outside San Francisco. Residents are provided with a private bedroom and work space in a shared house, round-trip airfare, five meals per week, and a $500 monthly stipend. For residencies in 2021, writers submitted a writing sample of up to 20 pages of poetry or 30 pages of prose, a letter of interest, a résumé, and contact information for three references by June 26, 2020.

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RESIDENCY
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yes
Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
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Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Fort Barry, Sausalito, CA 94965. (415) 331-2787, ext. 24. Holly Blake, Residency Manager. 

Holly Blake
Residency Manager
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Sausalito
Contact State: 
CA
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94965
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US
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Studios of Key West

The Studios of Key West offers monthlong residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Old Town campus in the Duval Street neighborhood in Key West, Florida. Residents are provided with private lodging and work space. There is no cost to attend the residency, but residents are expected to participate in one community event during their stay. Residents are responsible for their own meals and transportation expenses.

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RESIDENCY
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yes
Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
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Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street, Key West, FL 33040 (305) 296-0458. Elena Devers, Contact.

Elena Devers
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Key West
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FL
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US
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Spring Creek Project

The Spring Creek Project offers two-week collaborative residencies in August and September to pairs of poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Cabin at Shotpouch Creek in the Oregon Coast Range. The residency is open to writers who wish to pursue a collaborative project, and whose work takes inspiration from the natural world. Residents are provided with lodging in a two-bedroom cabin and a $250 stipend each.

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RESIDENCY
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yes
Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
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ignore
Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
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no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Spring Creek Project, Oregon State University, 330 Ballard Extension Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331. Carly Lettero, Program Manager.

Carly Lettero
Program Manager
Contact City: 
Corvallis
Contact State: 
OR
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
97331
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US
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Cabin at Shotpouch Creek

Bogliasco Foundation

The Bogliasco Foundation offers monthlong residencies from January to May and from September to December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the coastal fishing village of Bogliasco, Italy, located seven miles southeast of Genoa. Residents are provided with a private room, workspace, and meals, and are invited to attend cultural events in Bogliasco and Genoa. There is no cost to attend the residency, but residents are responsible for their own travel expenses.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
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yes
Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
ignore
Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Bogliasco Foundation, 1 East 53rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022. (212) 486-0874.

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Bogliasco
Country: 
IT
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Bogliasco

Visual Art Center of Richmond

The VisArts Artist Residency Program offered a residency from August 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, to a poet, fiction writer, or nonfiction writer at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia. The residency included studio space and a stipend of $5,000; writers were also paid to teach two classes at the Visual Arts Center. The residency did not include housing. Writers submitted an application, a curriculum vitae, a personal statement, two references, and a writing sample of 10 pages of poetry or up to 25 pages of fiction or nonfiction with a $30 application fee by April 1.

Type: 
RESIDENCY
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yes
Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
ignore
Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Visual Arts Center of Richmond, VisArts Artist Residency Program, 1812 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220. Jordan Brown, Director of Education and Programs

Jordan Brown
Director of Education and Programs
Contact City: 
Richmond
Contact State: 
VA
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
23220
Country: 
US

Djerassi Resident Artists Program

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program offere four- and five-week residencies from mid-March through mid-November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 583-acre ranch located approximately 40 miles south of San Francisco. Residents are provided with lodging, meals, and studio space. For residencies in 2021, using only the online application system, writers submitted up to 10 pages of poetry or no more than 30 pages of prose and a curriculum vitae with a $45 application fee by March 16. Visit the website for complete guidelines. 

Type: 
RESIDENCY
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
yes
Event Date: 
April 18, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
ignore
Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 18, 2021
Free Admission: 
yes
Contact Information: 

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside, CA 94062. 

Contact City: 
Woodside
Contact State: 
CA
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
94062

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