Poets and Writers

Vermont Studio Center


The Vermont Studio Center (VSC) offers two-, three-, and four-week residencie­s year-round to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translator­s in Johnson, Vermont, a village in the northern Green Mountains. VSC provides time and space to write, as well as readings, craft talks, and one-on-one consultati­ons with invited visiting writers. Residents are provided with a private room, a private or shared bathroom, and access to a shared kitchen and communal spaces. The residency fee, which includes lodging, private studio space, and all meals, is $2,700 for two weeks, $3,825 for three weeks, and $4,950 for four weeks. Full and partial fellowship­s are available. To apply, submit up to eight pages of poetry or 10 pages of prose (writing samples in translatio­n should be accompanie­d by the original text) with a $25 applicatio­n fee by June 15. Visit the website for more informatio­n.

Accessibil­ity accommodat­ions include accessible rooms and bathrooms, accessible parking, assistive listening devices, and ASL interpreta­tion (with advance request). Contact VSC staff via phone or at admissions@vermontstu­diocenter.org for additional accessibil­ity details. Vermont Studio Center, 80 Pearl Street, P.O. Box 613, Johnson, VT 05656.

(802) 635-2727. info@vermontstu­diocenter.org vermontstu­diocenter.org

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts offers residencie­s of varying lengths (up to six weeks) year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at Mt. San Angelo in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Residents are provided with private lodging and studio space, meals, and access to the facilities of nearby Sweet Briar College. The residency fee is $75 a day; full fellowship­s and need-based financial aid are available. To apply for residencie­s from January through April 2025, submit a writing sample of up to 25 pages of poetry or prose (consisting of 6 to 10 poems, up to two short stories or essays, or an excerpt from a longer work of prose) and a project descriptio­n with a $30 applicatio­n fee by May 15. Visit the website for the applicatio­n form and more informatio­n.

Accessibil­ity accommodat­ions include accessible pathways; an accessible ground-floor bedroom with an accessible bathroom; accessible ground-floor laundry facilities and common areas (library, TV room, and living room); accessible studio space; and accessible parking. Contact artists services via phone or e-mail for additional accessibil­ity details.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts,

154 San Angelo Drive, Amherst, VA 24521. (434) 946-7236. vcca@vcca.com vcca.com

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