Thursday, February 04, 2010

Deadline for Dune Shack Lottery Draws Near

Are you an artist or a writer? Have you been looking for an unusual experience for 2010? How about staying in a dune shack at the tip of Cape Cod? Yes, the National Seashore, through the Provincetown Community Compact, is making residencies available again this summer. They run April through November. Read all about it here. The initial choice of candidates will be made by lottery. Yup, you heard me. Names will be drawn from a hat.

Imagine living in a dune shack! What an experience. Accommodations are quite rustic, but how undeniably beautiful the view. Not sure what to bring? No sweat. Here’s a list of suggestions.

Susanne Lewis was fortunate enough to be chosen in 2008 and kept a photo journal, which she turned into a splendid book, called Dune Shack Summer. If you don’t win the lottery, you can buy yourself a copy instead ...