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Apply for Writing Studio in the Woods

Grants:  Four six-week residencies which include a $3,000 stipend and supply budget are to be offered between September 2012 and April 2013.

The deadline for submissions is May 18, 2012.

Ebb & Flow is a 6-week residency based on the premise that Southern Louisiana can be seen as a microcosm of the global environment, manifesting both the challenges and possibilities inherent in human interaction with urban and natural ecosystems.

We ask artists to describe in detail how the region will affect their work, to propose a public component to their residency and to suggest ways in which they will engage with the local community.

Residents given $3,000 stipend and $2,000 for materials, plus full room and board including food, utilities and studio space. $30 application fee.


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Free Writers Retreats – Apply Now


Artists and writers who live in New York State (including NYC) are invited to apply for month-long summer residencies.  Applications must be postmarked by Saturday, January 14, 2012.  Categories are poetry and creative nonfiction. A $500 stipend is provided to help defray travel costs. The stunning 200-acre colony is located just a few miles outside of downtown Ithaca in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region.
Deadline January 15, 2012 for residencies during June through September. Deadline April 15, 2012 for residencies during  October through January 31, 2013. The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of  exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. There are no residency fees. MacDowell Fellows are selected by our admissions panels, which are comprised of a revolving group of distinguished professionals in each artistic discipline who serve anonymously for three years.
Eligibility: The Colony accepts applications from artists working in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence, which the Colony defines in a pluralistic and inclusive way.

from: Fundsforwriters.


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Writers Retreats


The program continues each year, with 25 one-week residencies available from May through October. We are now accepting applications for the 2012 residencies. The deadline is January 15, 2012 and all applications should be made on-line.


Hopscotch House offers time and space free of charge to selected Kentucky women artists whose art is feminist in nature and promotes positive social change. Hopscotch House is located 13 miles east of downtown Louisville, KY. Residency is free of charge. Residents are responsible for their own food and beverage and personal toiletries. The Summer Residency Program offers stipends of up to $400 per week to selected artists chosen to
participate in the program. The Quarterly program offers need-based stipends of up to $200 for first timers, low income women, women of color, lesbian and bisexual women, and women from rural areas of Kentucky.


The muse is at home in this beautiful, historic Ozark Mountain town. In this setting, The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow offers residencies to experienced and emerging writers in all genres and composers/songwriters. Artists applying for and receiving a specific fellowship are granted a free residency, including room and board at WCDH. Travel is the responsibility of the Fellow. Deadlines vary depending on Fellowship.

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Posted by on December 30, 2011 in Writers Residency


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