The Standard Spa, Miami Beach x The Miami Rail Writer’s Retreat

The Standard & The Miami Rail are pleased to announce a new writer’s retreat at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach.

The 5-day program is open to published writers of diverse genres, including (but not limited to) art writing and criticism, fiction, creative non-fiction, nature writing, profiles, and poetry. All applications are due May 1st, 2017 and must be in English or include an English translation.

Each application should include:

-A CV accompanied by a short biography

-2-3 examples of previous work, not to exceed 50 pages in total

-A brief letter explaining what the writer seeks to accomplish during their stay

The writer will receive:

-Five nights stay at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

-Airfare to and from Miami Beach

-A curated itinerary of cultural experiences intended to fire the writerly imagination and serve as fodder for his/her work

-Joint publication of a new work developed during the retreat in The Miami Rail and Standard Culture
-An event at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach, co-presented by The Standard & The Miami Rail, showcasing the work of the resident
-$350 stipend to be used towards meals at the hotel

Applications will be judged by the editors of The Miami Rail and Standard Culture, and should be submitted electronically in one complete .pdf to retreat@miamirail.org.