Call for applications: inaugural year of the Emerging Writer Program

Call for applications - Straw Dog Writers Guild

 The Emerging Writer Fellowship Program is seeking applicants for 2020!   We are accepting applications from those who write poetry.   This program will support women and gender nonbinary writers of color based in Western Massachusetts at the early stages of their career.    

  • It was created to help emerging writers negotiate the barriers that often prevent them from pursuing publication or public access to their work.
  • During the program year, the fellow will receive a stipend, access to mentors who can offer assistance on craft and the business of writing and access to a writing residency of up to 5 days.
  • Application components include responses to three essay questions, a short bio and a sample of the applicant’s work.

    Applications are due on October 1, 2019, by 11:59 p.m. ET with applicants being notified on the status of their application by mid-November. 

This call for applications is now closed.

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