2024 Writers in Residence at The Mount

Thank you to all the accomplished writers for applying for the Edith Wharton-Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers-in-Residence program at The Mount. The Selection Committee is pleased to announce the residents: Camila Sanmiguel Anaya Eleanor Fuller Jason Prokowiew Jenn Alandy Trahan Julia Thacker Mariah Rigg Mistinguette Smith Stevie Billow Whitney Scharer 2024 Residents’ Biographies Camila Sanmiguel Read More

Emerging Writers Writers-in-Residence 2024 Finalists Announced

The Selection Committee of the Edith Wharton-Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers-in-Residence is pleased to announce 27 finalists from emerging writers across the United States and other countries around the globe. We were thrilled with the depth of talent, diversity, and sheer writing tenacity of the applicants–thank you for sharing your work. Nine writers will be Read More

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

2023 Writers-in-Residence in Partnership with The Mount Edith Wharton’s Home

The Edith Wharton & Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers-in-Residence Program 2023 What: The Mount, Edith Wharton’s former home in Lenox, Massachusetts, in partnership with Straw Dog Writers Guild, offers one-week residencies during March for nine emerging writers, three writers each for three weeks (poets, fiction, creative non-fiction writers, screen-or playwrights). Selected writers will receive a Read More

Meet the 2022 Writers-in-Residence

The Selection Committee of the Edith Wharton-Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers-in-Residence Program is pleased to announce its nine residents for 2022: Yasmine AmeliJody CallahanElyse DurhamCheryl IsaacElla JacobsonLiana MackJessica ProvenzSarah WangDashaun Washington Congratulations! Follow the links more information on the Writing Residency program and this collaboration between Straw Dog Writers Guild and The Mount Edith Warton’s Read More

SDWG Writing Residencies

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE  a new benefit for our members— the Straw Dog Writers Guild Writing Residencies at Patchwork Farm Retreat. A Straw Dog Writing Residency will include 6 days, 5 nights, Sunday at 3:00 pm through Friday noon, in one of the lovely, unique places at Patchwork Farm Retreat in Westhampton MA. Residencies Read More