Apply for Residency

We are accepting applications for Q3 2019–deadline is November 15th, 2018.

Women in the arts, academe, and entrepreneurship may apply for a residency of from one to three weeks.

Please note the following quarterly application deadlines–applications to be received by these dates:


November 15, 2018  for residencies in July, August, and September, 2019   and

February 15, 2019 for residencies in October, November, and December 2019

May 15, 2019  for residencies in January, February, and March, 2020

August 15, 2019  for residencies in April, May, and June, 2020


Before you apply, we recommend you check availability using the calendar below.  Look for dates in green.  Dates in red or yellow are not available.  The calendar provides a general idea of availability.   Please send an email to to double-check the specific dates you have in mind.

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In order to be considered, you will need to

  • download and complete the Application For Residency,
  • including a brief description of what you hope to accomplish or the project you will work on while at Hypatia-in-the-Woods;
  • pay a $20 non-refundable processing fee; and
  • for artists – provide samples of your work: three pages of poetry, ten pages of prose (12-point font minimum), photographs, photographs of works of art, or some other example of your art form via jpg/pdf/digital audio files OR links to internet with samples of your work (no CDs or DVDs, please);
  • for academics and entrepreneurs – provide a current resume.
  • Mail your application and fee to us


Once received, the review of your application takes approximately three to five weeks. Our director will be in touch with you after your application is considered.

While in residence at Hypatia-in-the-Woods, we offer residents the opportunity to give a public reading, a book signing, showing of works, or appropriate venue for a performance.  Residents are responsible for the cost of transport to Holly House, food, and other expenses of the trip.

In case you missed the link above, here is the Application for Residency.  Print, fill out, and return with the other required information and processing fee to Hypatia-in-the-Woods.

For details and photos of the Holly House just follow this link.

If you have any questions about the application process, please send an email to

NOTE:  If you are chosen for a residency, you are responsible for your own transportation.

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