Wolf House Residency
January 16 - 22, 2023  |  July 10 - 16, 2023

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.

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Mountain Field Farm
March 17 - April 1 2023

Writing By Writers offers a two-week dog-friendly residency at Mountain Field Farm in Palmer Alaska for up to four writers, one of whom is an established writer. The established writer will be asked to host a reading or craft talk, as well as generally make themselves available at meals to the other writers in residence. Writers may apply as an individual or with co-applicants for a 2-bedroom house, the barn and the "tiny house" next door. The Mountain Field Farm 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 transportation and personal needs while at the residency. Meals will be coordinated by the host. Residencies are intended for writers only. No spouses, children or friends are allowed.

Big Bend Residency
March 31 - April 14 2023

Writing By Writers offers a two-week dog-friendly residency at a Sears Kit House in Marathon, Texas near Big Bend National Park. Writers may apply as an individual or with co-applicants for a 3-bedroom house. The Big Bend 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.

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Silicon Valley Residency
March 31 - April 14, 2023

Writing By Writers offers a two-week dog-friendly residency at a cozy cottage in Menlo Park, California. The Silicon Valley 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.

 

Faulkner Gulf Coast Residency
April 1 - April 7, 2023

Writing By Writers offers a week-long residency in Pass Christian, Mississippi about an hour outside of New Orleans. The Faulkner Gulf Coast 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.

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Hemingway House Residency
April 10 - 24, 2023

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.

Baja Residency
July 9 - 16, 2023

Writing By Writers offers a week-long residency at Casita de Catarina on the beach in the Loreto, Baja Calfironia Sur, Mexico. The Baja 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.

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Poconos Mountains Residency
Fall, 2023

Writing By Writers offers a week-long residency at The Hideout in the Poconoc Mountains of Pennsylvania. The Ponocons Mountains 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.

Application Details

Applications for the Residences will open on September 1st and are due October 15th. 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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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.