Named for Bucknell's renowned literary alumnus and initiated in fall 1993, the Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing offers up to four months of unfettered writing time for a writer working on a first or second book of fiction or creative nonfiction. The residency provides lodging in Bucknell's "Poets' Cottage" and a stipend of $5,000.
In the spring semester of 2021, the Stadler Center will accept applications for the 2021–22 Roth Residences (August–December 2021 and January–May 2022). The application deadline for both residencies is Feb. 1, 2021. Please note: The Roth Residence is no longer awarded to poets, only writers of fiction and/or literary nonfiction are eligible.
Apply for the Phillip Roth residence program