noun (plural writers-in-residence)
A writer holding a temporary residential post in an academic establishment, in order to share their professional insights.
- Robert Biy has joined him as a writer-in-residence at the Writing Seminars, and they give talks about poets such as James Wright, which make students glad to be alive and glad to be there.
- Memorial Park Library has chosen Martine Bates as their writer-in-residence this fall.
- I am a writer-in-residence at the Paden Institute and Retreat for Writers of Color in Essex, New York.
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