Resident feedback

Wondering what it’s like to stay at Dickinson House? In the words of our residents:

“Dickinson House is where I’ve felt most at ease writing. I felt pampered and productive the whole time I was here.”

“Your hospitality, warmth, generosity made it an incredibly pleasurable and productive stay. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.”

“I felt welcome and included.”

“Honestly, all the meals were delicious. The entire experience was lovely. I felt supported and encouraged in my work in so many ways. Excited to tell other writers about the experience/place you’ve created.”

“I had an amazing time; I was comfortable, inspired, spoiled by good food, invigorated.”

“It was heaven. I couldn’t have imagined anything more beautiful. Thank you for the love and effort and time and for believing in art.”

“I’m so, so happy I came. Thank you for starting Dickinson House. I had such a relaxing stay. The food was great and so beautifully presented. I loved having access to the bikes.”

“I thought the residency was absolutely lovely—from the care you put into the meals to the space and respect the residents showed for each other.”

“I had a thoroughly positive and productive stay at Dickinson House. Every aspect of the house, literally and conceptually, was thoughtful and  empowering […] the communal dinners, the unstructured time to work.”

“Nourishing, beautiful, safe, clean—the rooms have a spaciousness that encouraged long thought.”

“I can’t think of a better or more unique way to support artists. It’s obviously well imagined and planned. Everything was delightful. I’m so lucky.”

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… Of course, Dickinson House may not be your cup of tea. We have found that observant, attentive residents who are interested in spending time in small, intimate communities that prioritize solitude but have space for conversation enjoy their time here the most.