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Coming May 2019


As a way to pay it forward, Kim Michele has built a tiny home in the wilds of Kentucky to create a writers / artists residency, named Shy Rabbit. Slated completion date spring of 2019.

Shy Rabbit will provide scholarships and a food stipend several times during the year to writers anywhere who seek a contemplative and tranquil place to work and create. A NYC literary and film agent will review and select from the applicants. 

To apply to Shy Rabbit for the Spring 2019 writers scholarship residency:

  •  Write a 200 word summary of your work in progress

  • Write 100 words on how you would utilize the time at Shy Rabbit.

  •  Add another 100 words of why you need this time and space.

  •  Include and paste into the email 5-10 pages of sample writing from your work in progress.

  • Include a short Bio with all contact information

  • Email the above to: theshyrabbit1 @

  • Deadline to apply April 1st, 2019

The top 10 entries will be sent to a literary agent in New York, who will choose one winner.

  •      Winner will receive an 8-12 day stay at Shy Rabbit.

  •       A food stipend will be given upon arrival.

  •       Winner will be responsible for transportation.

  •       Only the winner will be allowed to occupy Shy Rabbit during their stay. (Sorry no family or friends or children or pets can be accommodated)

  •       Winner will be notified in early April and must use the scholarship before July 1st.

Applications for Summer residency opens June 15th, 2019

Applications for Fall residency opens August 1st, 2019