To apply, please email the following information as PDF attachments to with the subject line: Dykeman WIR 2023 Application

  • a cover letter describing your current project, how the residency would support your progress on this work, and how your project reflects the theme of inclusive excellence
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae 
  • a 10-20 page writing sample 
  • two professional references


All applications must be submitted on or before April 3, 2023, and the recipient will be announced no later than May 1, 2023 via a joint press release distributed by UNC Asheville and the Wilma Dykeman Legacy.