Jane Hoppen Residency Program

Longtime Paragraph member Jane Hoppen was an exceptional writer, colleague, friend, and mentor who wrote at the space every morning without fail. Her decency and dedication had a profound effect on every writer she encountered.

Jane challenged traditional notions of sexuality and gender throughout her work. We believe she would have wanted to support emerging writers by providing them a safe and comforting place in which to write. Therefore, we seek emerging writers who exemplify Jane’s values in order to honor her life, work, and contribution to the Paragraph community. 

Next residency: November 15, 2018 - April 15, 2019

Deadline for submission:  October 15, 2018 [currently closed]

Requirements and Application

Summer MFA Residencies 

Open to writers actively enrolled in MFA programs in NYC, the summer MFA residency gives six writers full-time access to Paragraph Union Square and Brooklyn. (Note: if you're actively enrolled in an MFA program, we'll waive the initiation fee for new memberships.)

Next residency: June 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019

Accepting applications: February 1, 2019 - April 15, 2019

Check Back in February for Application