Emerging Writers Fellowship Program

Announcing the inaugural year of the Emerging Writers Fellowship Program!

The Emerging Writers Fellowship Program is seeking applicants for 2020!
This program will support women and gender nonbinary writers of color based in Western Massachusetts at the early stages of their career. 
  • We are accepting applications from those who write poetry.
  • 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 13, 2019, by 11:59 p.m. ET with applicants being notified on the status of their application by mid-November.
Stiped of 2,500 will be awarded to the fellowship recipient. 
For more information on the program or application, please contact Nicole M. Young at lauteurnoire@gmail.com