Gulf South Writer in the Woods

A collaborative program of A Studio in the Woods and New Orleans Center for the Gulf South

Gulf South Writer in the Woods, a program of A Studio in the Woods and the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, supports the creative work, scholarship and community engagement of writers examining the Gulf South region.

SELECTION PROCESS – Every two years, a new Gulf South Writer in the Woods is selected through a jury process. The position will be awarded on the merit of the proposal, the stage of the manuscript, and its potential to result in new and refreshed understandings about this region. We will also consider the impact of the position on the writer’s career trajectory. The next selection process will take place in Winter 2023. View the most recent application guidelines here.

SUPPORT – The awardee will receive a stipend of $5,000, a 6-week residency at A Studio in the Woods over 18 months, Tulane University library access, and staff support from the presenting partners. We aim to support projects in the exploratory phase and will endeavor to connect the writer with faculty and experts in relevant fields.