Thornton Writer Residency at Lynchburg College, Spring 2008 semester. Eight-week residency with $8,000 stipend, housing, meals, and roundtrip travel expenses for a poet. Writers gives a weekly creative writing workshop and a public reading. Submit: copy of a previously published poetry collection, curriculum vitae, cover letter outlining successful teaching experience. No entry fee. Deadline: July 1. Lynchburg College, Thornton Writer Residency, English Dept., 1501 Lakeside Dr., Lynchburg, VA 24501.