is located in Brora, a coastal village in the east of Sutherland in the Highland area of Scotland. The writer resides, for one week during summer or fall, in a furnished and recently renovated, traditional croft cottage, containing three bedrooms. The residency does not come with a cash prize. The residency has a rolling deadline; the current cut-off date is 25 August.
For the uninitiated, in Brora is a coastal village in the east of Sutherland in the Highland area of Scotland. The writer resides, for one week during the summer or fall in a furnished and recently renovated, traditional croft cottage, containing three-bedrooms. The cottage is few hundred years old (pre-Highland Clearances), enjoys uninterrupted views southwards over the Moray Firth and provides open access to the beaches, hills, burns, lochs and the beautiful unspoiled sandy beaches. It is a perfect base for hill and coastal walks, scenic drives and touring the Northern Highlands. Towels and linen included; off-street parking available; open fire. Washing machine, dryer, stove/cooker, microwave, and fridge. It is suggested that the writer bring a car with them on the residency. Spouses or partners are welcome to accompany the resident.
The Scotland Writing Residency awards a free one-week stay in the Brora cottage based on a completed application. The Scotland residency does not come with a cash prize.
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Scotland Writing Residency