The Jentel Foundation offers four-week residencies from mid-May to mid-December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a cattle ranch in the Lower Piney Creek Valley, 20 miles east of Sheridan, Wyoming. Each residency includes a private room, a separate work space, access to a common living area, and a $400 stipend. Writers who are U.S. citizens living anywhere in the world or non-U.S. citizens living in the United States, at least 25 years old, and not matriculated students are eligible. For residencies from May 15 to December 13, using the online application system submit 10 pages of poetry or up to 20 pages of prose and contact information for three references with a $23 application fee by January 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Jentel Artist Residency Program, 130 Lower Piney Creek Road, Banner, WY 82832. (307) 737-2311. Mary Jane Edwards, Executive Director.