Call for Writer in Residence

Submission Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2011, rec’d by 5:00pm

In celebration of Marion Davies’ support of artists and to further the work of artists in all disciplines, the Division has established an Artist Residency program at the Beach House. The Residency begins Monday, January 16, 2012 and concludes Monday, March 26, 2012 for a total of ten weeks.

The City seeks to provide an opportunity to writers who both need a place to write and are interested in sharing aspects of their work for the public’s benefit. This program is best for writers who will be able to use the residency period to finish or make significant progress in their work, and are able to hold weekly office hours and monthly critiques, readings, workshops or conversations with the public. If the applicant wishes to suggest other public activities in lieu of these, proposals are welcome. The City may also require the Resident to represent the Residency to the press. An honorarium of $1500 is offered.

The Residency is non-residential; no room/board is available. The City will provide a lockable office in the historic Marion Davies Guest House.


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About the Author: ENCI is an actor and recently turned writer and director. She is an urban cyclist, passionate about living intentionally, about leaving less behind and about living healthy. Enci is a member of SAG and AFTRA and is on the board of the 501(c)4 Bikeside and is co-founder of the Bike Writers Collective. Enci teaches all over town about web etiquettes and social media and is involved with the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council where she serves on the Arts & Culture Committee. Enci is passionate about leaning new things and currently she is studying ASL. You can visit her at or read about her adventures at

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