To be eligible, an applicant must be at least 21 years of age, reside in the United States, and not be enrolled as a student in a college or university. (Persons enrolled in a college or university at the time of application are eligible). Some record of publication is desirable. Please note that the 2018-19 Roth Residences will be awarded to poets. Prose Writers (fiction and literary nonfiction) may apply in spring 2019 for the 2019-20 Residences.
First name: M.I.:
Please check this box if you are using a dossier service instead of individual letters of recommendations. Please direct your dossier service to send your letters to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we cannot receive individual letters of recommendation or other application materials at this email address. If you are using a dossier service please do not complete the recommendation fields above.
Documents and Writing Samples
Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF files only. If you have formatting concerns, we highly recommend PDF files. Please limit your file size to 2MB or less. A letter of application: A curriculum vitae:
For prose writers: a prose sample of no more than 20 pages For poets: A poetry sample of no more than 10 pages
Please indicate which semester you wish to be considered for:
Fall Residence (August-December)
Spring Residence (February-May)
I am available for either semester.
This may take a few minutes depending on the size of your documents. Please be patient.