Like Hedgebrook, our aim is support writers representing diversity in citizenship status, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, trans* identity, age, disability, professional experience, and economic resources.
All residents will selected solely based on their application and writing sample. Sula's Room supports writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
Applicants must be current residents of one of the five boroughs. Students currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program are ineligible to apply. Applicants must be 21 years or older.
TO APPLY, YOU'LL NEED THE FOLLOWING:
- $15 non-refundable application fee
- CV or Résumé
- A recent writing sample
- Prose: 10-15 pages (not to exceed 6,000 words)
- Poems: 5-10 poems
- Contact information for two personal references
- Please note: we are not asking for letters of reference. Just provide contact information for two people that can vouch for your good character