In 2014, a generous ongoing grant from the Granbury Wine Walk helped us establish a new Langdon Review Writer-in-Residence Program Endowment. With the generous assistance of Janice Horak, we have been able to institute our Langdon Review Writer-in-Residency.

  • 2015 Writer-in-Residence: Christopher Carmona
  • 2016 Writer-in-Residence: Tui Snider
  • 2017 Writer-in-Residence: Katherine Hoerth
  • 2018 Writer-in-Residence: Sandi Horton
  • 2019 Writer-in-Residence: Sonia Arora
  • 2020 and 2021 Residency canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 2022 Writer-in-Residence: Tom Murphy
  • 2023 Writer-in-Residence: Sara Hickman

Application Requirements

Applicants will need to submit the following materials when they apply:

  • 1000-1500 word proposal that explains how such an experience will benefit them and the Granbury community
  • Curriculum vitae (applicants must be Texas residents)
  • Portfolio of unpublished material:
    • For poets – a minimum of 10 poems
    • For prose writers – a minimum of 3,500 words
    • For artists, photographers, everything else – a portfolio


Writers-in-Residence will be required to fulfill the following obligations:

  • Share your work
  • Demonstrate that proposal plans have been fulfilled

Time Frame

The time frame for this Writer-in-Residence Program will be 2 weeks.


The following benefits will accompany the Program:

  • $500 cash prize
  • 2 weeks free lodging
  • Publication in the journal, Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas

Send materials (proposal, cv, and portfolio) to [email protected].