Named for Bucknell's renowned literary alumnus and initiated in the fall of 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 2018, the Stadler Center will be accepting applications for the 2019-20 Roth Residences (August-December 2019 and February-May 2020) The application deadline for both residencies is Feb. 1, 2019. Please note: The Roth Residence is no longer awarded to poets; only writers of fiction and/or literary nonfiction are eligible. Eligibility and application requirements will be available this fall.