Vermont Studio Center Writing Residencies

Johnson, Vermont, United States

Year Round


TUITION / COST:$3,950 all inclusive
3 annual fellowship deadlines: Feb 15, June 15, Oct 1

CONTACT: Writing Program
PHONE: 802-635-2727

Four-week and two-week residencies include: private, riverside writing studios in a shared studio building; private rooms; immersion in an international community of writers and visual arts in a rural town setting; and three excellent meals per day featuring local Vermont produce, meat, bread, and cheeses.

VSC accepts 16 writers each month for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction residencies. Writers working in journalism, screen and playwriting, children's literature, or translation may also apply, but may not be eligible for special fellowship awards.

Each VSC writing residency includes:

*A private studio in the new Maverick Writing Studios building, including a networked printer and wireless internet access.

*24-hour access to the Mason House Conference Room & Library.

*Resident Readings: writing residents may sign up for one of the three readings scheduled each month as an opportunity to share work.


Featured Writers Include:

Each month, VSC residents have access to two distinguished Visiting Writers, each of whom gives a reading and a craft talk and offers optional individual conferences to those residents accepted in the Visitors' primary genre. Writers also have access to four Visiting Artists each month, in addition to an international community of 50+ artists- and writers-in-residence. Upcoming 2015 Visiting Writers include: Anthony Doerr, Phillip Lopate, Bonnie Jo Campbell, and

Jean Valentine.


Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children's literature


P.O. Box 613
Vermont, United States

Vermont Studio Center