The funding is intended to enable its recipients to focus on their craft for the year.
Got a question about the Fellowships? The opportunities here run the gamut from fellowships for established writers to launching pads for those at the beginning of their careers. Statement of need no more than 1 page describing your financial need.
Your page writing sample will be the bedrock of your application. The Fellowships are awarded for any genre or form: fiction, poetry, memoir, biography, journalism, screenwriting, playwriting, young adult and children's writing, graphic novel writing, traditional and experimental forms.
Sincewe have also considered applicants who have published only one full-length collection of creative writing prior to the application deadline, although unpublished authors remain eligible, and quality of writing remains the near-exclusive criterion for selection. This post originally ran in October Fellows are required to assist with the selection process for the next year's fellowships.
Recent MFA grads have a chance to focus on completing their first book of poetry while honing their editorial and arts administration skills. Awards are based upon the quality of the submitted writing sample, the project description, and the statement of need.
Born at the end of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, she was an infant when her mother carried her across the border.