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Writing By Writers is pleased to offer one and two week, residencies at the Wolf House in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Hemingway House in Ketchum, Idaho, the Silicon Valley, The Gulf Coast, and Mountain Field Farm in Alaska. Residencies are open to fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, poets, playwrights and screenwriters. 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 unless applying as a co-resident.

Winners will be 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.

Applicants will be asked to provide a statement of intent, a short writing sample and submit a $50.00 tax deductible application fee.  The application fee will help fund fellowships at future Writing By Writers workshops.  

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