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Three Nigerian Writers Selected for 2022 Ebedi International Writers Residency

  The Ebedi International Writers Residency, Iseyin, has received three male Nigerian writers for her June batch residency program.   The three writers, Izunna Okafor, Isaiah Adepoju, and Hassan Muhammad, arrived the Residency, in Iseyin, Oyo State this June for a month-long residency stay, replacing the immediate-past fellows, who were all female. Hosting the new...

The Waterston Desert Writing Prize ($2,500,Residency)

The Waterston Desert Writing Prize is for a proposed book of literary non-fiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place, and desert literacy – with the desert both as subject and setting. Writing samples about deserts and natural settings are more likely to be reviewed favorably.Emerging, mid-career and established nonfiction writers are invited to apply....

The Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship for Writers (Value:$5,000)

The Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship are to afford writers uninterrupted time to focus on their work at an apartment in Carson McCuller’s childhood home in Columbus, Georgia, free from the distractions of daily life and other responsibilities. A spouse or companion is welcome. The application includes a writing sample of up to 20 pages....

Steinbeck Fellowship Application 2021/ How to Apply ($15,000 + Residence)

The Steinbeck Fellowship named in honor of author John Steinbeck offers one-year fellowships in Steinbeck scholarship and in creative writing, including fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, and biography. The Steinbeck Fellowship is held at San José State University. Up to six Fellows are chosen every year. Selected Fellows are expected to give one public reading from...

The Leon Levy Center for Biography Fellowship 2021 ( Awards: $72,000 + Full access to research facilities + More) / How To Apply

The Leon Levy Center for Biography 2021 offers four resident fellowships at the Graduate Center for the academic year beginning each September.  Fellows devote their time to their projects and participate in monthly seminars and the public events of the Leon Levy Center for Biography, including the annual lecture and the annual conference, and they...

WOMEN’S STUDIO WORKSHOP PARENT’S RESIDENCY GRANT/ HOW TO APPLY (PRIZE: $1700)

By the WSW (Women’s Studio Workshop), the Parent’ Residency Grant is a residency of four weeks for an artist “who has at least one dependent child under the age of 18”. The awarded artists may choose to work in any of WSW’s four studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. The grant includes...

Steinbeck Fellowship/ How to Apply ($15,000 + more)

Awarded by the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies, the Steinbeck Fellowship was set up in honor of author John Steinbeck, and according to their blog, “is guided by his lifetime of work in literature.” The fellowship includes a one-year residency at San Jose State University and a stipend of $15,000. Every year, about...