Wednesday, August 12, 2015

7 Residencies You Still Have Time to Apply For

Need a little time away to finish up your manuscript? Will a month in the woods spark your creative mind? These residencies offer writers a chance to step away from the daily grind and get to work without distractions.

Duration: Mid-February through April 
Who’s Eligible: Writers in any genre
Location: Hambidge, Georgia
Deadline: September 15, 2015

Go rustic in Sheridan, Wyoming. Image: "Google Street View - Pan-American Trek -" (CC BY 2.0) by kevin dooley

Jentel Artist Residency Program
Duration: January 15 - May 13 
Who's Eligible:  Writers in creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry and drama
Location: Sheridan, Wyoming
Deadline: September 15

Hide out under a covered bridge in Johnson, Vermont. Image: "Power House Covered Bridge - Johnson, Ve" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Dougtone
Duration: Between 2 and 12 weeks, year-round
Who's Eligible:  Writers & artists
Location: Johnson, Vermont
Deadline: October 1

Duration: Spring Residency Dates: March 18 – June 3, 2016
Location: Ghant, New York
Who’s Eligible: Writers & translators
Deadline: October 20

Duration: 2-week periods, from June to September
Who's Eligible:  writers & artists
Location: A cabin in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Deadline: November 12

The water will calm your mind in Provincetown. Image: "Provincetown Harbor" (CC BY 2.0) by erikorama
Duration: 7 months, from October 1 to April 30
Who's Eligible:  writers & artists
Location: Provincetown, Massachusetts
Deadline: December 1

Duration: between 2 and 6 weeks
Who's Eligible:  poets, fiction writers, or creative nonfiction writers
Location: A cottage in a 14,000-acre nature preserve near Louisville, Kentucky
Deadline: December 1

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