Applications for The Paris Review’s Writer-in-Residence Program Are Now Open

For the third year in a row, literary magazine The Paris Review is offering one writer the chance spend three weeks free of charge at The Standard Hotel in New York City’s East Village.

The program is open to writers of prose or poetry, fiction or nonfiction. In order to be eligible, the writer must have a book under contract.

Each application should include:

  1. A description and sample of the work-in-progress, not exceeding fifty pages total.
  2. A letter from the publisher confirming that the work is under contract (books may not be self-published).
  3. A brief letter from the writer explaining how this residency would benefit his or her work-in-progress.

Writers may also submit samples of previous work. This is optional. Samples should not exceed fifty pages total.

Applications close on Wednesday 8 April. For full details visit The Paris Review website.

Read The New Yorker’s profile of Ansel Elkins, winner of the 2014 Paris Review residency.

 
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  1. Alison
    7 April 2015 / 8:04 am

    The Standard Hotel is in the West Village.

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