Friday, December 5, 2014

Writing Fellowships: Dickinson House Residencies

Dickinson House Residencies
Submittable link.

Fellowships for Writers: 

For the inaugural year, Dickinson House will award 3 Fellowships to writers, which covers the full room & board rates for a 2 to 4 week residency. 2015 applications open December 1st, 2014 until January 31st, 2015. Decisions will be made by jury and announced in February 2015. (Please note: Travel stipends are not included at this time, though we hope to offer funding for this in the future. Fellowships are open to Writers only in 2015. We hope to open this up to Artists in the future.)

Application basics for Writers:
Writing sample: 5-10 pages of recent creative work
Cover letter/Statement of purpose: essay stating your reasons for wanting to come to Dickinson House & your plans for the residency (700 words max)

Residency dates: 2-4 weeks between May & Nov. 2015
Application fee: $18

Submit by Jan. 31st.

In 2015, fellowship applications will be read anonymously by Dickinson House staff and by a jury including writer and organizer Jacob Sam-La Rose; writer and professor of creative writing Jonterri Gadson; poet, editor and professor of creative writing James Cihlar; Booker-nominated novelist, professor of creative writing, and editor-in-chief of The Letters Page Jon McGregor; and Josh Wallaert, filmmaker, writer and associate editor of Places journal.

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