A look at contests that, in addition to cash prizes, award residencies, retreats, and introductions to agents, among other unique opportunities.
For the first time in its 113-year history, MacDowell launches a virtual residency in an effort to build artistic community and fellowship during a time of social distancing.
Sidney Clifton, the eldest daughter of poet Lucille Clifton, has purchased her childhood home in Baltimore with plans to recreate the space as a haven for emerging and established artists.
The Anderson Center in Minnesota offers the nation’s only residency designed to give Deaf artists time to work alongside one another.
Twenty-two writers, including Alexander Chee and Rebecca Makkai, offer their personal take on the best retreats for productivity, motivation, networking, and more.
After twenty-two years as the executive director of the MacDowell Colony, Cheryl A. Young discusses the future of the prestigious residency program.
Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Fogo Island Arts Residency, Iceland Writers Retreat, and more.
Annie Proulx, Tayari Jones, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and ten more authors on the retreats that changed their lives.
The author of An American Marriage on the retreat in Sheridan, Wyoming.