Contests, Grants, and Residencies Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing January 15, 2016 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email Colgate University’s Department of English is currently accepting submissions for the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing. The fellowship is intended for writers completing their first books. Fellows will be expected to teach one creative writing course each semester and will give a public reading from the work in progress. They will also receive a stipend of $38,500 plus travel expenses. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a resume, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address the candidate’s abilities as a teacher), and a maximum of 30 double-spaced manuscript pages of prose or 20 single-sided pages of poetry. Deadline: February 1, 2016 For more information, please visit the website.