- 2022 Program -
The Writing Faculty program runs annually in tandem with the spring, summer, and fall writing residencies sessions. During this period, artists and writers in residence enrol for a minimum of one week up to several weeks with the option of one-on-one mentoring sessions that can be tailored to meet your writing goals.
- Writing Residencies -
Spoleto | Popoli | Calcata
Open Call 2022 for Artists and Writers, apply here!
The medieval settings of Spoleto, Popoli, and Calcata provide an opportunity for artists and writers to live and work outside of their usual environments, providing them with time to reflect, research, or produce work.
- Mentoring Sessions -
Writers in residence enrol for a minimum of one week up to several weeks with the option of one-on-one mentoring sessions that can be tailored to meet your writing goals.
During the mentoring session you will receive a content-based and style-based critique (i.e. substantive and stylistic evaluation) of your submission to include content-driven and line-by-line feedback. The mentoring session will focus on the literary craft and possibly address potential avenues for publication.
- Writers Circle -
Access to writers circle scheduled monthly, for writers who seek encouragement, guidance, and community on the path to successfully achieving writing goals, a "soft place to fall" for fellow writers to lean on one another, respecting a simple rule - what happens in the circle stays in the circle.
- Writers Internships -
The Writers Internship program is open to emerging writers. Selection procedure is by committee with special consideration for emerging writers who are interested in digital publishing, sharing their stories, pieces, and takes on any topics leading to personal discovery and growth.
- Digital Publishing -
Our adopted digital publishing platform is Medium. Anyone can write on Medium, thought-leaders, journalists, and individuals with unique perspectives can share their thinking and aspirations. You’ll find pieces by independent writers from around the globe with [sm]art stories and takes with our own suite publications.
- Faculty Principal -
The principal of the [sm]art writing faculty has become vacant and the new appointment is soon to be announced here and on our social media channels.