Applications open for Journalism Residency with Ben Taub in Greece

OPC members are warmly invited to apply to Rosemary’s House, a selective writing residency series in Greece.

Include the code OPC x RH in your application to receive priority application review and a 200-euro credit toward a successful application.

Providing both craft-centered and professional guidance, mentors this year include figures such as a best-selling memoirist, a former White House advisor, an executive from Disney and National Geographic, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and the vice president of a major publishing house, to name a few. OPC members are invited to apply to any of the 2024 residencies, but the program below may be of particular interest.

September 24-October 1: Mentor Ben Taub

Ben Taub is a staff writer at The New Yorker, an OPC member, winner of the OPC Foundation’s Emanuel R. Freedman Scholarship, and winner of the OPC’s 2016 Best Investigative Reporting Award. He has written for the magazine about jihadism, crime, conflict, climate change, exploration and human rights, on four continents and at sea. In 2020, he won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing for his work on the lasting effects, on former detainees and guards, of American abuses in Guantánamo Bay. He has also received a National Magazine Award, two consecutive George Polk Awards, a Livingston Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Award, among other honors, and his work has appeared in recent editions of “The Best American Magazine Writing” and “The Best American Travel Writing.” Taub also received the ASME Next Award for Journalists Under 30 and was named one of Forbes’s 30 Under 30 in Media.

Applications are now open on a rolling basis, but only a few spaces remain. For questions and support, feel free to reach out to the admissions team at apply@rosemaryshouse.org. To stay updated, follow on Instagram at @byrosemarys.