409 Sixth Street, Racine, WI 53403
Three (3) four-month residencies are available each year for emerging, mid-career and established writers who reside in Racine County.
Residencies take place during the following months:
January - April
May - August
September - December
Candidates are awarded a $750 stipend and provided with daily access
to the creative space at the RAC's facility.
2017 Fall Residency Application Deadline:
July 1, 2017
To learn more about the Writer-In-Residence Program
and how to apply, download the Application here.
The Racine Arts Council's Writer-in-Residence Program is supported by a grant from the Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation.
Meet our Summer
Elkid Alvarez Maldonado
The Racine Arts Council has established a Writer-in-Residence program
at our gallery and administrative space in downtown Racine.
Through this new program, the RAC seeks to spotlight Racine’s dynamic literary community while encouraging, supporting and advocating on behalf of writers at all stages of their careers.
You can find Elkid in the RAC every
Friday from 12-5pm through August.
Follow the Writer-In-Residence blog:
Elkid was born in Puerto Rico and was raised in Racine, WI. She studied English at Andrews University and since moving back to her hometown, has become more involved in the writing community.
She is an administrator for the local writers’ workshop which happens every Thursday from 6pm-8pm at the Launch Box Business Resource Center (Lakeside Lower Level of the Gateway Technical College
Racine Building – 1001 S. Main St. Suite R109, Racine, WI 53403).
She is also the data coordinator for the BONK! Performance Series, and hosts the Racine Literacy Council’s book club. Her writing has been featured in Things Are Not What They Appear and
“The Review and Herald.”