February 23, 2018

Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing

Entry closes on February 1, 2018

Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing


Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing worth $40,500.
The deadline of application is February 1, 2018.

Requirements taken from their website:

Writers of nonfiction and fiction who have recently completed an MFA, MA, or PhD in creative
writing, and who need a year to complete their first book, are encouraged to apply. The selected
writers will spend the academic year (late August 2018 to early May 2019) at Colgate University
in Hamilton, New York. The fellows will teach one creative writing course each semester and will
give a public reading from the work in progress. The fellowship carries a stipend of $40,500
plus travel expenses; health and life insurance are provided.
Complete applications, which should arrive by February 1, 2018, consist of a cover letter; 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. The writing sample
may be a completed work or an excerpt from something larger. Complete applications must be
submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9538.
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