The Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and the Witter Bynner Fellowship are given under the auspices of the Library of Congress to support the work of American poets.
Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry
The winner of the 2010 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry is Lucia Perillo for her book Inseminating the Elephant, published in 2009 by Copper Canyon Press.
Founded by artists in 1984, the Vermont Studio Center is the largest international artists' and writers' Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world.
This Wednesday the Mark Blog is featuring Sacatar, an artists' and writers' residency program in Brazil.
The INSTITUTO SACATAR operates a residency program for creative individuals in all disciplines at its estate on the Island of Itaparica in the Bay of All Saints, across from the city of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
From the website:
The Virgina Center for the Creative Arts opened in 1971 and is "the only artist community in the nation directly associated with an institution of higher learnning." Located on the campus of Sweet Briar College and nestled in the Blue Ridge farmland, VCCA gives its Fellows access to the College's many facilities and services, including libraries, computer labs, and walking trails.