Lynchburg College Thornton Writer Residency

Lynchburg College Thornton Writer Residency 

Deadline: October 15, 2010

A fourteen-week residency at Virginia’s Lynchburg College, including a stipend of $12,000, is awarded annually to a fiction writer for the fall term and a poet or creative nonfiction writer for the spring term. The residency also includes housing, some meals, and roundtrip travel expenses.

Writers who have published at least one book are eligible. The writer-in-residence teaches a weekly creative writing workshop, visits classes, and gives a public reading.

Submit one copy of a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction, a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining evidence of successful teaching experience, and contact information for three references by October 15.

There is no entry fee. Visit the website for more information:

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