Santa Monica Cultural Affairs seeks applications from writers of fiction, poetry, and plays who reside in Los Angeles County for an Artist Residency at the Annenberg Community Beach House at 415 Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica.

The Writer Residency Program offers writers a private office at the Beach House for nine weeks to complete a work-in-progress. Two terms are available, with one resident chosen for each term. Term 1 (fall) takes place 10/16/19 to 12/18/19 and Term 2 (spring) 1/15/20 to 3/18/2

This program is best suited to writers who will be able to use the residency period to either finish or make significant progress on a particular work. As an acknowledgement of the public benefit of the resident to the community, an honorarium of $1,500 is paid in monthly installments to each resident.

Deadline: July 18, 2019 by 12pm (noon)

Where: Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH

Length: 9 weeks per residency | Fall is October – December | Spring is January – March

Eligible: LA County residents; writers of poetry, plays, and fiction

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