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Brush Creek, in Saratoga, Wyoming

Length: Two, Four, or Six Weeks

Application: Application Fee, Project Proposal, Writing Sample

Deadline: March 15, September 15


Colorado Art Ranch, in Paonia, Hayden, and Salida, Colorado

Length: One Month

Application: Online Form, Application Fee, Writing Sample

Deadline: April 15


Hedgebrook, in Whidbey Island, Washington

Length: Two to Six Weeks

Application: Application Fee, Writing Sample, Personal Essay, Project Proposal

Limitation: Open to Women Writers

Deadline: September 10


Jentel Artist Residency Program, in Banner, Wyoming

Length: One Month

Deadline: September 15, January 15


Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, in Nebraska City, Nebraska

Length: Two to Eight Weeks

Genre: Prose, Poetry, Visual Art

Deadline: September 1, March 1


Lake Forest College, in Lake Forest, Illinois

Length: Two Months

Genre: Fiction or Poetry

Application: Writing Sample, CV, Project Proposal

Deadline: March 1



MacDowell Colony, in Peterborough, New Hampshire

Length: Eight Weeks

Application: Application, Work Sample, Application Fee, References

Deadline: January 15, April 15, September 15


University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Ucross Foundation, in Ucross, Wyoming

Length: Two Weeks

Genre: Prose, Poetry, Theater, Art, Visual Art

Application: Application, Project Description, Letters of Recommendation, Work Sample, Application Fee

Deadline: March 1, October 1


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Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, New York

Length: Two to Eight Weeks

Application: Application, Application Fee, Work Sample, 2 Letters of Recommendation

Deadline: January 1, August 1

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