The FSG Writer’s Fellowship/ How to Apply (Award: TBA)
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The FSG Writer’s Fellowship/ How to Apply (Award: TBA)

The FSG Writer’s Fellowship: A Yearlong Journey for Emerging Writers

The FSG Writer’s Fellowship is a prestigious yearlong program aimed at providing emerging writers from underrepresented communities with essential resources to build a sustainable career in writing. This fellowship offers funding, editorial guidance, and invaluable advice on forging a successful writing career. It also provides a unique opportunity to enjoy the support and mentorship of the FSG community, celebrating the spirit of the FSG list with its commitment to invention, curiosity, and pushing the boundaries of literature.



  • The applicant must not have published a book-length work in any genre, have a book under contract. Or,  be negotiating a contract either in the United States or abroad by the time the fellowship begins. Having published short poetry chapbooks will not exclude an applicant from eligibility
  • Applicants must submit in only one category (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry)
  • The applicant must be a U.S. Permanent Resident (green card) or U.S. Citizen
  • There are no experience, degree credentials, or location requirements. This fellowship will take place remotely
  • The applicant should be writing for an adult audience in the English language
  • The applicant must be over 18 years of age
  • The applicant cannot be an employee or family member of an employee of FSG or any other Macmillan affiliate
  • The applicant may not use generative AI or work from AI-generated text for their samples and statements




FSG Writers Fellpwship

– Fellowship Duration: January to December 2025
– Application Period: May 30, 2024, to 11:59 PM EST, July 7, 2024
– Finalist Interviews: November 2024
– Winner Announcement: December 2024
– Fellowship Start Date: January 6, 2025

Fellowship Benefits

– Funding: Financial support to allow the writer to focus on their craft.
– Editorial Guidance: Professional editorial advice to hone writing skills and develop projects.
– Mentorship: The chance to engage with the FSG community, receiving mentorship and support.
– Career Advice: Insights and advice on building a sustainable writing career.


Application Process

  • The application period for the FSG Writer’s Fellowship opens on May 30, 2024, and closes at 11:59 PM EST on July 7, 2024.
  • During this period, aspiring writers from underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply for this unique opportunity.
  • In November 2024, the five finalists will be interviewed, with the Fellowship winner being announced in December 2024.
  • Send in your applications Here





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