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Writer Residencies in Lynchburg and Lake Forest College

25 February 2010
Writer Residencies in Lynchburg and Lake Forest College
Lynchburg College
Thornton Writer Residency
Deadline: March 15, 2010

A 14-week residency at Lynchburg College, including a stipend of $12,000, is awarded annually to a poet or creative nonfiction writer for the spring term. The residency also includes housing, some meals, and roundtrip travel expenses. The writer-in-residence will teach a weekly creative writing workshop, visit classes, and give a public reading. Submit a copy of a published book of poetry or creative nonfiction, a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining evidence of successful teaching experience, and contact information for three references by March 15.

Lynchburg College, Thornton Writer Residency, c/o Julie Williams, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501. (434) 544-8820. Allison Wilkins, Contact.

Lake Forest College
Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency

A prize of $10,000 and a two-month-long residency at Lake Forest College will be given annually to a poet or a fiction writer to complete a work-in-progress. The winner also will receive publication of his or her manuscript by &NOW Books, an imprint of Lake Forest College Press. Writers who are under the age of 40 and who have not published a book are eligible. This year’s contest is for poets. Robert Archambeau, Joshua Corey, and Davis Schneiderman will judge. Submit up to 30 pages of poetry, a project statement, and a curriculum vitae by April 1.

Lake Forest College, Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency, English Department, P.O. Box A16, Lake Forest College, 555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. (847) 735-5274. Joshua Corey, Contact.

(More information http://campus.lakeforest.edu/press/lfcp/&now/plonsker.html.)
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