The deadline to apply to do research for a novel, play, poetry, visual art, dance, or other creative work at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA is coming up on October 5, 2018. American Antiquarian Society Artist Fellowships are fantastic. I had one a couple years ago in support of the historical novel I am working on now, and couldn't believe the depth of their holdings and the generous support of their staff. It was like having a brilliant, helpful research staff and access to incredible holdings. There is a stipend and a housing option as well, complete with a room set up to be accessible for people with mobility disabilities, which is where I stayed.
September 7, 2018
Here is a link to posts by and about me on the Massachusetts Humanities blog, The Public Humanist. Topics include teaching fiction writing, reading Henry James, fiction as misdirection, and the 18th century theologian as slave-owner.