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Hugo House writers-in-residence receive a monthly stipend and paid teaching opportunities, along with the time and space to complete a manuscript. The program also gives writers in Seattle an opportunity to receive writing guidance and advice from writers-in-residence, free of charge. Writers-in-residence are available September 15 – June 15.
Applicants for the position should be practicing, published writers of prose as well as accomplished and dedicated writing teachers who are experienced working with writers of all levels in a traditional workshop setting, as well as on a one-on-one basis as a mentor offering criticism and professional-development advice.
Applicants should have a specific artistic project they are working on during their residency (e.g., developing a manuscript for publication) and should have a special interest in helping writers become better writers and fostering an appreciation of the craft.
Previous writers-in-residence include Rebecca Brown, Charles Mudede, Wendy Call, Karen Finneyfrock, David Wagoner, Kathleen Alcala, and others.
Applications are due by March 31, 2018. Responses will be sent by June 1. Please submit the application through submittable. Full details regarding the application process are available at hugohouse.org.