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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Fun things for writers

Here are some interesting opportunities for writers

American Academy in Berlin

Offers 5-10 month residencies to poets, fiction and creative nonfiction writers at the Hans Arnhold center in Berlin. Residents are provided airfare, housing, some meals and $5,000 monthly stipend.

Centre D’art –Marnay Centre in France.

The center offers one scholarship, cosponsored by UNESCO for a 2 month retreat. Appilicants must be under the age of 35.

Anam Cara Writers’ and Artists’ Retreat Residencies in Ireland.

One week to one month residencies to writers. Located in West Cork Ireland, overlooking Coulagh Bay.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

Two weeks to two months residencies to writers and other artists. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 50 miles south of Charlottesville, near Sweet Briar College.

The James Applewhite Poetry Prize

By the North Carolina Literary Review at ECU. Deadline May 1.

Joaquin Miller Cabin Summer Poetry Series.

Poets may apply to read in the 2011 8-week series, June through July. Readings take place in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.

Check the North Carolina Writers’ Network website for details. (

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