SEATTLE — Richard Hugo House is seeking 1-2 accomplished authors/teachers (funding dependent) to become the next writers-in-residence at the nonprofit literary arts center on Capitol Hill.
Applicants for the position should be practicing, published (or produced) writers of poetry, fiction, plays or creative nonfiction and accomplished and dedicated writing teachers with experience working with writers of all levels in a traditional workshop setting and on a one-on-one basis as a mentor offering criticism and professional development advice.
Applicants should have a specific artistic project they are working on during their residency (i.e. developing a manuscript for publication) and should have a special interest in the role of writing as a means of engaging people of all cultures and in all sectors of society.
Applications are due by June 6, 2011 to Richard Hugo House, c/o Writer-in-Residence Search Committee, 1634 11th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122. Full details regarding the application process are on the RHH Website. No phone or e-mail queries please.