October 2-9. Lodging and food are covered by the residency.
A New Writers’ Residency
Writers in The Heartland is now taking applications for its inaugural
Writers in the Heartland is a writing colony for creative writers in all genres.
The colony is located in Gilman, Illinois, approximately 2 hours south of Chicago.
It is located on a beautiful 30-acre wooded site with lakes and walking paths. A
limited number of one-week residencies are available for September 4-11 and October 2-
9. All lodging and food is included. For the inaugural year, we are only
accepting applications from writers living in the Midwest region of the United States.
Applications must be received by April 15, 2009, to be considered.
Decisions will be announced by July 1st. For further information about applying to Writers
in the Heartland, see our website www.writersinthehea rtland.org
or contact us at