Sampsonsia Way

City Of Asylum Pittsburgh

City of Asylum offers beautifully decorated houses on Samponsia Way to writers who have nowhere else to call home. Here, persecuted writers can start a new life with a two-year residency, a $30,000 per year […]


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Housing Program Creates Thriving Community For Writers

Persecuted writers can start a new life with a two year residency, a thirty thousand dollar per year stipend, and health insurance with the City of Asylum Housing Program. This is all thanks to the vision of program founder Henry Reese, who turned homes he already owned into a safe haven for writers.