All Contests, Grants, and Residencies
Contests, Grants, and Residencies

National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships

The National Endowment for the Arts is currently accepting applications for the Creative Writing Fellowships. The $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. The program operates on a two-year cycle, alternating between prose and poetry. This year the fellowships will be awarded to poets. You are eligible if, between January 1, 2009, and March 9, 2016, you have had published a volume of 48 or more pages of poetry; or twenty or more different poems or pages of poetry in five or more literary journals, anthologies, or publications which regularly include poetry as a portion of their format. Applicants must submit up to 10 pages of poems, an application and supplemental form, and a list of publications.

Deadline: March 9, 2016

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