Good Contrivance Farm

Good Contrivance Farm Writer’s Retreat, 2015 Emory Rd., Reisterstown, MD 21136 (443) 529-2939. Located on a Victorian-era farm 25 miles north of Baltimore that raises heritage animals and plants on 6 acres, surrounded by 100 additional acres of conservation farmland. Private lodging in a 1200 sq. ft. renovated barn loft, which includes a library, bath, and full kitchen. Residents must provide their own food. Open for residencies from 2 days to 4 weeks, year-round. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Fees charged. Applicants must submit a writing sample and resume, although the application process is non-competitive. (literary arts)