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The program was started in 2012 by Sally Crane to honor her late husband, celebrated photojournalist John E. Nance, who devoted four decades of his life to photography and writing.
The John E. Nance Writer‐in‐Residence program provides one writer with the gift of time and inspiration to develop a work‐in‐progress in the private two-bedroom apartment on the third floor of Thurber House, former home of humor writer and New Yorker cartoonist, James Thurber.
The writer selected will receive a stipend of $4,000 and a four week residency in the private two-bedroom apartment on the third floor of Thurber House, former home of humor writer and New Yorker cartoonist, James Thurber.
Applications are now being accepted and a resident will be chosen in July 2014. The residency will take place in Fall, 2014. The application guidelines are as follows:
•Applicants must have had a book published by a traditional publisher within the last three years and have another work under contract or in progress. The books can be fiction or nonfiction.
•Applicants must include two copies of their finished work and three chapters of a work in progress, not to exceed 50 pages.
•Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen and over 18 years of age.
•Applications must be postmarked by June 6, 2014.