Writing Residency Applications Due November 1, 2021
October 1 @ 8:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home is collaborating with Straw Dog Writers Guild to offer a unique residency experience for nine emerging writers. Residencies will be for one week and include lodging at Seven Hills Inn in Lenox, a workspace at The Mount, breakfast, lunch, and a $500 stipend. The residencies run weekly from March 6 – March 26 and three writers will be selected for each week.
How to apply: Applications open on October 1 and close on November 1. The $25 application fee will be waived for financial hardship and for Mount and Straw Dog members. Submissions are reviewed anonymously and ranked based on the following criteria: quality of writing, originality of voice, the potential for growth as a writer, and strength of the statement of purpose. For more information and to apply visit EdithWharton.org. For additional information, please contact Patricia Pin at PPin@edithwharton.org.
More information on our Writing Residency page.