Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency

Posted 5.8.13

Edgartown, MA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency offers residencies of two to six weeks twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers from April 1 to May 15 and September 1 to October 15 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, 44 miles south of Cape Cod. Residents are provided with a private room, bath, and work space at the Point Way, a historic whaling captain’s inn located in Edgartown, Massachusetts. The cost of the residency is $250 per week or $1,000 for one month. Residents are responsible for their own transportation and meals. Using the online submission system, submit up to ten pages of poetry or prose with a $10 application fee. Applications must be postmarked 45 days prior to the desired residency period. Registration is first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines. 

Contact Information: 

Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency, P.O. Box 1041, West Tisbury, MA 02575. (508) 560-0467. Justen Ahren, Director.