Saturday, January 27, 2018

Free Writer’s & Artists Residencies - Offered Every Year



Eliza So Fellowship
This month-long residency in Las Vegas will offer award recipients time and solitude to help them finish a book that is already in progress. The 2018 fellowships will include room and board at The Writer’s Block, along with a $500 food stipend and $400 toward travel. You must have a novel, collection of stories, memoir, or other prose work (fiction, nonfiction or hybrid) in progress (100 pages minimum) or poetry collection in progress (30 pages minimum). And you are either: a) A US immigrant (documented or undocumented), b) An indigenous writer with significant ties to Montana. Deadline March 25, 2018
Massachusetts Fellowships
The Artist Fellowships provide competitive grants of $12,000 and finalist awards of $1,000 (award amounts contingent upon legislative appropriation). The number of awards per discipline category varies according to the number of applications reviewed, the recommendations of each panel, and program funds available.  Writing category is open to fiction and creative nonfiction. Deadline January 29, 2018.
Kentucky Fellowships
The Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowships (every two years for literary arts) are $7,500 unrestricted awards given to Kentucky artists who have achieved a high level of excellence and creativity in their work. The current deadline is for the literary arts to include fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Deadline February 15, 2018.
Chulita Lodge
Location Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. Chulitna Lodge Artist-In-Residence Program seeks to provide the time, space, clarity, and facilities for all forms of creative professionals to make and meditate. Chulitna Lodge is 180 miles west of Anchorage, Alaska. The property is an inholding on hundreds of square miles of the national park, so there are no roads leading in or out. The only access is by plane. Full scholarships include Room & Board plus flight from anywhere in the continental U.S. and commuter flight from Anchorage to Port Alsworth and require a minimum of six-week commitment between June 1 and September 30.
Fellowship – No fee, all expenses covered including travel expenses from anywhere in the continental US
Work Study – No fee, expenses covered including travel expenses from Anchorage to the lodge.
Applications to Chulitna's programming can be made on slide room at the following link:
Deadlines: in mid-January of every year


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