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Applications are now CLOSED for the ARGS Residency. Check back in June when we'll re-open applications for 2021 residencies. 

Need time to finalize that writing project?

Longing for a space to write without distraction?  


Want to explore the Historic South?


Excited to share your talents with inspiring student writers at a prestigious arts school?


Emerging and established writers in any genre are invited to apply for a one to two week residency at the Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts and Technology in Petersburg, Virginia.


We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We do not discriminate based upon age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.


The selected applicant will stay in our recently remodeled, handicapped accessible, on-site home, The Alumni House, and in exchange for free lodging, will offer a workshop to literary arts students.  

And dId we mention the salient reason to apply? Uninterrupted time to write!





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