Writing By Writers is pleased to offer one and two week, dog friendly residencies at the Mill House in Bend, Oregon and the Wolf House in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Residencies are open to fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers and poets.  Lodging is provided free of charge, however residents are responsible for their own meals, transportation and personal needs while at the residency.  Residencies are intended for writers only.  No spouses, children or friends are allowed.

Winners will be selected by Pam Houston. Pam’s most recent book is Contents May Have Shifted, published in 2012, by W.W. Norton.  She is also the author of two collections of linked short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, the novel, Sight Hound, and a collection of essays called A Little More About Me, all published by W.W. Norton.  Her stories have been selected for volumes of Best American Short StoriesThe O. Henry AwardsThe Pushcart Prize, and Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is professor of English at UC Davis, co-founded the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers and teaches in The Institute of American Indian Art’s Low-Rez MFA and at writer’s conferences around the country and the world.  She lives on a ranch at 9,000 feet in Colorado near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.