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poet's residency: The Frost Place

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    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 11, 2012
      > The Dartmouth 2013 Poet in Residence at The Frost Place
      > Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Dartmouth Poet in
      > Residence at The Frost Place in Franconia, NH. This is a six to eight
      > week residency in poet Robert Frost’s former farmhouse, which sits on
      > a quiet rural road with spectacular views of the White Mountains.
      > The residency begins July 1 and ends August 31, 2013, and includes a
      > $1,000 award from The Frost Place and $1,000 from Dartmouth College.
      > The poet will have several opportunities to give readings across the
      > region, including at Dartmouth College, for which the poet will
      > receive a $1,000 honorarium.
      > The house, built in 1859 and owned by the Frost family from 1915 to
      > 1920, is spartan, but comfortable. The Frost Place Museum is open to
      > the public during afternoon hours, and a portion of the house is
      > closed off for the resident poet.
      > Previous recipients of this residency, which began in 1977, include
      > Katha Pollitt, Robert Haas, William Matthews, Cleopatra Mathis, Mark
      > Halliday, Mary Ruefle, Mark Cox, and Laura Kasischke. Many of these
      > poets have returned to The Frost Place to participate in the
      > conferences held each summer. The aim of the residency program has
      > been to select a poet who is at an artistic and personal crossroads,
      > as Frost was when he bought the place in 1915.
      > The primary criteria is that applicants must have published at least
      > one book of poems.
      The complete guidelines and application form can
      > be found on our website at www.frostplace.org
      Poets may apply
      > directly or be nominated by someone else. There is a $25 fee for
      > applications. The deadline for submission is midnight, December 31,
      > 2012.

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