Poets & Writers

Conferences & Residencies

Anam Cara Writer’s andArtist’s Retreat

The Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat offers one-week to one-month residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers near Eyeries in County Cork, Ireland, overlooking Coulagh Bay and the mountains and farmlands of the Beara Peninsula. Residents are provided with a private room and all meals. The weekly residency fee ranges from €600 to €700 (approximately $636 to $743), depending on the room. Submit a one-paragraph project description. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Upon acceptance, a 50 percent deposit is required.

The Anam Cara also offers weeklong workshop-based retreats. “The Mythic Imagination,” a poetry and prose workshop taught by poet Adam Wyeth, will be held from June 10 to June 17. “Lining Our Thoughts,” a poetry workshop taught by poet Leanne O’Sullivan, will be held from August 5 to August 12. The cost of each workshop retreat is €900 (approximately $950), which includes tuition, lodging, and meals. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat, Eyeries, Beara, County Cork, Ireland. Sue Booth-Forbes, Director. info@anamcararetreat.comwww.anamcararetreat.com

Andrews Forest Writers’ Residency

The H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest offers one- to two-week residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in October and November in the Oregon Cascades, 40 miles east of Eugene. The residency is open to writers whose work “reflects a keen awareness of the natural world and an appreciation for both scientific and literary ways of knowing.” Residents are provided with a private apartment that includes kitchen facilities, access to the forest research site, and a $250 stipend. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or 15 pages of prose, a one-page project description, and a curriculum vitae by May 15. There is no application fee. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines

Andrews Forest Writers’ Residency, Oregon State University, Spring Creek Project, School of History, Religion, and Philosophy, 322 Milam Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331. (541) 737-6198. Carly Lettero, Program Director. spring.creek@oregonstate.eduliberalarts.oregonstate.edu/centers-and-initiatives/spring-creek-project

Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency

The Adirondack Center for Writing offers six two-week residencies from October 7 to October 21 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Residents are provided with a private room, work space, all meals, and access to hiking and paddling locations. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 poems totaling no more than 10 pages or 10 pages of prose with a $25 application fee by May 22. Visit the website for more information.

Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency, Adirondack Center for Writing, P.O. Box 956, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. (518) 354-1261. info@adirondackcenterforwriting.orgwww.adirondackcenterforwriting.org/what-we-do/events/programs/workshops

Caldera

Caldera offers monthlong residencies from January to March to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Caldera Arts Center, located on 120 acres in the Central Cascades, 17 miles west of Sisters, Oregon. Caldera provides writers with a private cottage with a sleeping loft and kitchenette, and one community meal per week. There is no residency fee, but writers are responsible for their own transportation and most meals. Participation in a public outreach activity, such as giving a reading or facilitating a workshop, is encouraged of each resident. For

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

Related Interests

More from Poets & Writers

Poets & Writers7 min read
Manuals for Living
IF I conducted a brutal assessment of my reading habits—something I am not eager to do—the results would show that I spend an alarming percentage of my time rereading the same book: the 1965 novel Stoner by John Williams. As a reader and part-time bo
Poets & Writers38 min read
My Mfa Experience
One of the tried-and-true pieces of advice dispensed to the hundreds of writers applying to MFA programs each year goes something like this: “Talk to current or former students.” While this remains a valuable tip—who better to tell you what a certain
Poets & Writers4 min read
The Future of Barnes & Noble
Can James Daunt save Barnes & Noble? This is the question on the minds of publishing insiders in the wake of news earlier this summer that a hedge fund had bought Barnes & Noble for $683 million and installed Daunt, who oversaw the successful turnaro