Apply for a 2017 / 2018 Writer-in-Residence Position at The Kerouac Project

19 Jan 2017
Apply for a 2017 / 2018 Writer-in-Residence Position at The Kerouac Project

Deadline: Sunday 12 March 2017
Application fee: $30

The Kerouac Project offers four three-month writers’ residencies a year in Orlando, Florida, USA in the cottage where Jack Kerouac wrote his novel Dharma Bums. Applications are open for the following periods:

Fall 2017: September 1 through November 23, 2017
Winter 2017–2018: December 1, 2017, through February 23, 2018
Spring 2018: March 1 through May 25, 2018
Summer 2018: June 1 through August 24, 2018

The Kerouac Project provides four residencies a year to writers of any stripe or age, living anywhere in the world. In the past we have accepted writers with no formal writing education alongside those with MFA’s and impressive résumés. You will be judged on the quality of the writing sample you submit. Each residency consists of approximately a three month stay in the cottage where Jack Kerouac wrote his novel Dharma Bums. Utilities and a food stipend of $1,000 are included.

Application guidelines: The Kerouac Project

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