Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency

Posted 5.8.13

Type: 
Residency
Location: 
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 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. The next residency period is September 16 through October 31. Residents are provided with a private room, bath, and work space at the Noepe Center, a historic whaling captain’s inn located in Edgartown, Massachusetts. The cost of the residency is $300 per week or $1,200 for one month. Residents are responsible for their own transportation and meals. Using the online submission system, submit up to six poems or no more than 20 pages of prose, a statement of purpose, and a bio 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.

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