To be eligible, an applicant must be more than 21 years of age, must reside in the United States, and must not be enrolled as a student in a college or university. (Persons enrolled in a college or university at the time of application are eligible). Some record of publication is desirable. Please note that the 2008-09 Roth Residence will be awarded to a poet. Prose writers may apply in spring 2009 for the 2009-10 Residence.
To apply, submit the following items by postal mail to the address shown below:
1. A letter of application.
2. A curriculum vitae.
3. Three letters of recommendation.
4. A writing sample of no more than 12 typed pages of poetry.
No materials will be returned; please do not send originals. We strongly recommend that you include letters of recommendation with your other application materials. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that letters of recommendation are sent by the postmark deadline.
Application deadline (for 2008-09 residence, open to a poet): postmarked by Saturday, February 23, 2008.
Notification: late spring 2008.
Send application materials to:
Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing
The Stadler Center for Poetry
Lewisburg PA 17837