Aldo & Estella Leopold Residency
An inspiring one-month retreat for professional environmental writers. Based at "Mi Casita", Aldo and Estella's first home in northern New Mexico, the Aldo and Estella Leopold Residency provides a space for writers and respected thinkers committed to reshaping the cultural story about the relationship between humans and Nature.
The Aldo & Estella Leopold Residency is for college students, graduate students, post-graduate students, and other emerging and mid-career professional writers from around the country and abroad interested in exploring connections in our communities and cultures, and in our lives and landscapes. Two residents per year are selected from a field of candidates who complete the application process.
To Apply for 2022 Residency:
Deadline for the May – October 2022 season is February 25, 2022.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants may submit a maximum two-page resume along with a maximum 500-word statement of interest describing how your work at Mi Casita will extend the legacy of Aldo and Estella Leopold. Also, please indicate how you heard about the Residency Program. The deadline for the May – October 2022 season is February 25, with decisions made by March 25.
Please email application materials to Jeff Pappas (LWP Board Member and Residency Coordinator).
NOTE: A processing fee of $20 is required to qualify for review, to be submitted at the time of application either online (button below, payment processed via PayPal) or by check to:
Leopold Writing Program | P.O. Box 40122
Albuquerque, NM 87196 Attention: G. Muirhead