Writers’ Residencies

photo by Phil Edon

Here you can find our new list of writers’ residency programmes, from around the world.


Rona Jaffe Foundation – Funding

Six exceptional, emerging female writers are awarded a huge  grant  of $30,000 to help pay towards the finishing of a writing project. The grant is awarded for specific purposes, such as child care, travelling expenses and research.  The foundation takes pride in the selection of writers it helps with funding. For further information click on the link above.


Starry Night Retreat – Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

This Retreat is the only multidisciplinary Arts In Residence program in the Southwest. The nurturing and focused atmosphere is a wonderful environment for writers and researchers. Financial aid of up to 50% of total residency fees is available for successful applicants. For further information on dates click on the link above.


3 November

Becoming a Writer-in-Residence – Norwich

This half-day workshop with Heidi Williamson is for writers who are keen to take on a residency to support their work, whether you’re a prose writer or poet. It includes tips on how to get a residency and how to get the most out of one once you’re there. For more information or to book your place, please email: heidi.williamson@mypostoffice.co.uk


This list of writers’ residencies is regularly updated. If you have a residency you’d like to add to the page, then please email us at thresholds@chi.ac.uk


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