Writing Residencies You Should Consider Applying To

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Amidst all the cuts to arts programs and institutions, thank God for organizations that remain committed to supporting the creative process. Resartis.org has an exhaustive list of national and international residencies for writers and artists of all disciplines. Some offer free accommodations and workspace; others require recipients to cover their room and board in a sort of working vacation. This New York Times article lists artists’ retreats you can go to without submitting writing samples or committing to a few weeks or months away. Below you’ll find the ones that seem most worth the time/financial investment:

Duration: May 2015 – February 2016
Location: Saratoga Springs, New York
Who’s Eligible: Poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction.
Associated Costs: There are no residency fees. Wrters-in-residence receive room, workspace, and meals. $30 application fee applies.
Deadline: January 1, 2015

MacDowell Colony Residency
Duration: June 1 – September 30, 2015 | October 1 – January…

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