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The goal of the Aldo and Estella Leopold Residency at "Mi Casita" is to provide an inspiring retreat for distinguished and emerging writers,thinkers,and artists to reflect on and write 金宝博官方网about the relevance ofAldo Leopold's ideas to 21st century cultural and environmental issues.
The location for the residency,Mi Casita,wasAldo and his wife Estella'sformer (and very first) home in northern New Mexico.Surrounded by theCarson National Forest,the cabin offers a place to pursue creative efforts in a physical setting of great significance to the couple and where Leopold began the intellectual and emotional journey that led to his idea of aland ethic.
Started in 2012,the residency program is sponsored by the 188bet官方网Aldo Leopold Foundation and theU.S.Forest Service.
Residents are invited to stay for up to one month during the months of May to October.Each year,the residency's steering committee invites at least one writer selected from a pool of applicants.Each resident receives a stipend to help defray travel and living expenses.In exchange,residents commit to giving a public presentation of their work in nearby Taos sometime during or immediately after their Mi Casita stay.
The deadline to apply for the May to October 2019 season is Feb.28,2019.Decisions will be made by March 31,2019.Please 188bet备用网址visitwww.leopoldwritingprogram.orgfor more information.