Hedgebrook invests in women who write by providing them with space and time to create significant work, in solitude and community, and by developing an international network to connect writers and audiences. Hedgebrook is on Whidbey Island, about thirty-five miles northwest of Seattle. Situated on 48-acres of forest and meadow facing Puget Sound, the retreat hosts women writers from all over the world for residencies of two weeks to two months, at no cost to the writer. Residents are housed in six handcrafted cottages, where they spend their days in solitude – writing, reading, taking walks in the woods on … Continue reading Hedgebrook

The Christopher Isherwood Foundation

The Christopher Isherwood Foundation The main purpose of the Christopher Isherwood Foundation is to contribute significantly to the flourishing of American letters by awarding grants to published novelists. These $3,000.00 grants enable writers to devote time to writing projects and provide funds for research. Grants will be awarded to writers who have published at least one book of fiction, either a novel or a collection of stories. Each grant is for $4,000. The grants are intended to enable writers to set aside time for writing. All applicants must be American citizens. The novel or story collection must have been published … Continue reading The Christopher Isherwood Foundation