Writing Residency Applications Due November 1, 2021

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home is collaborating with Straw Dog Writers Guild to offer a unique residency experience for nine emerging writers. Residencies will be for one week and include lodging at Seven Hills Inn in Lenox, a workspace at The Mount, breakfast, lunch, and a $500 stipend. The residencies run weekly from March 6 –

Writers in Residence Reception

The Mount | Edith Wharton's Home 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA, United States

On Sunday, June 26th, 5 – 7 p.m. enjoy an evening reception on the Terrace as we celebrate the Edith Wharton-Straw Dog Writers Guild Emerging Writers-in-Residence! Our 2022 recipients will share excerpts of their creative work inspired by their immersion at The Mount. Tickets include a wine and cheese reception. FREE for Mount/Straw Dog Writers

WriteAngles Writers Conference Tea with Edith at the Mount

The Mount | Edith Wharton's Home 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA, United States

WriteAngles Writers Conference needs your suggestions and ideas! Straw Dog Writers Guild is bringing back the WriteAngles Writers Conference (April 6, 2024). The planning committee has been meeting for six months and we’re now ready for your program suggestions. We hope to elicit comments and ideas from writers all across western Massachusetts. Ways to share

Writers-in-Residence Reading


Please join us on Sunday, October 1, 4:00-5:15pm  on Zoom, for a reading by the nine emerging writers who received residencies in our collaborative program with Edith Wharton’s The Mount last March. They will be joined by Straw Dog Writers Guild’s Emerging Writer Fellow who spent a week at The Mount with the last cohort

Straw Dog Writers Guild