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About the Fellowship

The Goldfarb Family Fellowship offers writers of creative nonfiction a fully-funded two-week VCCA residency at Mt. San Angelo. The fellowship was established in 2000 through the generosity of writer, literary agent, and former VCCA Board Member Ronald Goldfarb and is sponsored by The Robert and Aida Goldfarb Art Law Literary Fund.

The residency includes a private bedroom with private bath, a separate individual studio, and all meals provided in a community of cross-disciplinary artists.

Now Accepting Applications

Eligibility: Writers of creative nonfiction

Residencies Available: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Length of Fellowship: Two weeks

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Application Fee: $50
Notification by:
July 31, 2021

To be considered for the Goldfarb Family Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction, complete the “Application for Mt. San Angelo Residencies, VCCA in Virginia,” selecting your fellowship interest in the first question.


Previous Goldfarb Fellows

Goldfarb Family Fund Fellowship Recipient Mako Yoshikawa

Inara Verzemnieks Wins 2011 Goldfarb Fellowship

E.J. Levy wins Flannery O’Conner Short Fiction Award