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316 Sixth Street, Racine, WI  53403
(262) 635-0261
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:

Winter Residency
January - April

Summer Residency
May - August
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Fall Residency
September - December

Candidates are awarded a $750 stipend and provided with daily access
to the creative space at the RAC's facility.
Writer-In-Residence Program
2017 Summer Residency Application Deadline:
March 15, 2017

To learn more about the Writer-In-Residence Program
and how to apply, download the Application here.
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The Racine Arts Council's Writer-in-Residence Program is supported by a grant from the Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation.
Meet our Winter
Writer-In-Residence
Peg Rousar-Thompson
The Racine Arts Council is pleased to announce the establishment of 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 Peg in the RAC every
Wednesday from 12-5pm through April.

Follow her blog:
writingbehindthesofa.wordpress.com

Mrs. Rousar-Thompson believes writing can fix most of the world’s problems.
She’s spent countless hours organizing writing groups in her community, volunteering
as a Municipal Liaison for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), planning writing
retreats and teaching creativity classes. She serves as editor for Left of the Lake Magazine
and is currently working to establish them as a small press.