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The Vermont Studio Center, a retreat community for artists and writers in Johnson, Vermont, is pleased to again offer to one Cave Canem fellow a month-long residency, valued at $3,950.

In addition, the selected resident will receive a $1,000 stipend. The $25 application fee is waived for all fellows who apply.

The VSC/Cave Canem Fellow will be provided with a private writing studio and comfortable housing, three excellent meals daily, uninterrupted working time and space, and the fellowship of 50+ professional writer and visual artist peers. The selected participant will have an opportunity to give a reading and may opt for a manuscript conference with one of VSC’s distinguished Visiting Writers.

Sited amid natural surroundings, the VSC campus is simple, sustainable and tranquil. All housing and studio spaces offer modest comfort, privacy and easy access to surrounding rivers, mountains, fields and streams.

All applicants will automatically be considered for VSC’s other 25 merit-based Fellowships.

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

How to Apply:
• Create an account or log in to the Vermont Studio Center application page on Slide Room.
• Under the 6/15/16 Writer Fellowships tab, check the box labeled “VSC/Cave Canem Fellowship.”
• Select three preferences for residency dates, November 2016 – August 2017.

About Vermont Studio Center
Founded by artists in 1984, the Vermont Studio Center is the largest international artists’ and writers’ residency in the United States, hosting more than 50 residents each month from across the country and around the world. VSC provides 4- to 12-week residencies on a historic 30-building campus in the village of Johnson, Vermont.

Questions? Contact Nicole Sealey, Programs Director at or call 718.858.0000.