Contests, Grants, and Residencies Pen Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship July 6, 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 The PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship application period is now open. The fellowship aims to provide new writers, who lack access, with the tools they will need to launch a professional writing career. During the eight-month fellowship, each Emerging Voices Fellow participates in a professional mentorship, hosted Q & A evenings with prominent local authors, a series of master classes focused on genre, a voice class, a volunteer project, and several public readings. The fellowship includes a $1,000 stipend, given in $500 increments. Deadline: August 1, 2016 For more information, please visit the website.