Wolf House Residency
January 17 - 23, 2022  |  July 11 - 17, 2022

Writing By Writers offers two, one-week, residencies at The Wolf House in NE Minneapolis, Minnesota.The Wolf House Residency is open to writers of all genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenplay, playwriting, and beyond. Lodging is provided free of charge, however residents are responsible for their own meals, transportation and personal needs while at the residency. Residencies are intended for writers only. No spouses, children or friends are allowed.

San Juan Residency
March 30 - April 14 2022

Writing By Writers offers a two-week residency at a cozy ranch guest house in the Uncompahgre Valley of Colorado for up to two writers. Writers may apply as an individual or with a co-applicant to share a 2-bedroom house. The San Juan Residency is open to writers of all genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenplay, playwriting, and beyond. Lodging is provided free of charge, however residents are responsible for their own meals, transportation and personal needs while at the residency. Residencies are intended for writers only. No spouses, children or friends are allowed.

Hemingway House Residency
April 1 - 15, 2022

Writing By Writers offers a two-week residency at the Hemingway House in Ketchum, Idaho. The Hemingway House Residency is open to writers of all genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenplay, playwriting, and beyond. Lodging is provided free of charge in a studio apartment that was formerly the 3-bay garage of Ernest Hemingway’s Ketchum home. During the residency, the writer will be asked to do one public program at the Library – such as a public reading, book discussion, or writing workshop. Residents are responsible for their own meals, transportation and personal needs while at the residency. Residencies are intended for writers only. No spouses, children or friends are allowed. The home is on the National Register of Historic Places. As such, pets are not allowed on the premises. ​The studio apartment is being provided courtesy of The Community Library. Amenities include Wi-Fi, washer/dryer, full kitchen, free parking on premise, and heating/air-conditioning.

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Pam Houston

Winners are selected by Pam Houston. Pam Houston is the author of the memoir, Deep Creek: Finding Hope In The High Country, which won the 2019 Colorado Book Award, the High Plains Book Award and the Reading The West Advocacy Award and more recently, Air Mail: Letters of Politics Pandemics and Place coauthored with Amy Irvine.  She is also the author of Cowboys Are My Weakness, Contents May Have Shifted, and four other books of fiction and nonfiction, all published by W.W. Norton. She lives at 9,000 feet above sea level on a 120-acre homestead near the headwaters of the Rio Grande and teaches creative writing at UC Davis and at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is cofounder and creative director of the literary nonprofit Writing by Writers and fiction editor at the Environmental Arts Journal Terrain.org. She raises Icelandic Sheep and Irish Wolfhounds and is a fierce advocate for the Earth. 

Application Details

Applications for the Residences are due October 15th and selections will be made by November 15th. Applicants will be asked to provide a brief statement of intent telling us what you hope to accomplish during this residency, a short writing sample (10 pages prose or 5 poems) and a $50.00 tax deductible application fee. The application fee is critical in helping fund fellowships at future Writing By Writers workshops. Once you apply you will receive an immediate email confirmation of your application. Sometimes these go into your junk or bulk mail folder. If this happens, please add info@writingxwriters.org to your safe senders list to make sure you get our acceptance notification!

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