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Work samples must support the proposed project and should have been completed within the past 4 years. Applicants may upload up to 5 items.
WRITERS: Based on your genre, submit one of the following: (a) 5-10 poems (b) up to two short stories, essays or articles (c) up to 25 pages of a script (d) up to 25 pages of a book. If possible include a finished work along with your works-in-progress. Work must be submitted in English and in the genre for which you are applying. Your entire writing sample should not exceed 25 pages. PDFs (up to 10MB each)
SH does not currently provide studio space, but invites visual artists to apply who do not require studio space for the work they are doing.
VISUAL ARTISTS: Send three sets of the following: (a) up to six color digital images (standard jpg format, 72 dpi, no larger than 1MB), and (b) a corresponding sheet listing images by title, medium, size, and year of completion. Number each image and identify with your name. If possible, please include thumbnail images of the submitted work on your image list.
FILM/VIDEO: Submit video or images along with a description sheet of no more than one page contextualizing each segment. Images (up to 5MB each), Video (up to 250MB each), PDFs (up to 10MB each)
Application deadline: Ongoing open call
Residency Length: 2-8 weeks; we work with accepted applicants to try and accommodate their schedules
Number of residents at a time: 8-10
Application type: Open application
Collaboration: Must apply and be accepted individually
Geography: Open to US and non-US writers and scholars
Additional eligibility information:
One application per artist per 24-month period.