Application Guidelines

If you would like to be considered for the Occupy Marfa Residency, please satisfy the following guidelines:

  • You are unpublished or published without having developed readership.
  • You are not writing genre fiction or poetry and, instead, find your authentic voice is genre-busting.
  • You write because you must and consider being published unimportant as to whether or not you write.
  • You deeply believe the role of the writer, through story or poetry, is to make people care enough to bring about positive change in the world.

To be considered for the Occupy Marfa Residency, please fill out the application form below.

Applications for the 2017 Occupy Marfa Residency will be accepted through March 31, 2017.

Do you have questions about Occupy Marfa? Drop us a line here.

Application Form

  • Please check all that apply.
  • Please provide a list of previous publication credits as well as any other relevant information about your writing career that you wish to share.
  • Please explain why you want this year’s Occupy Marfa Residency.
  • If there is any additional information not covered above which you’d like the board to know, please provide it below.
  • Accepted file types: doc, rtf, pdf.
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