Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Emerging Writer Fellowships: Call for Submissions

The Writer’s Center, metropolitan DC’s community gathering place for writers and readers, is currently accepting submissions for several competitive Emerging Writer Fellowships. Emerging Writer Fellows will be selected from applicants who have published up to 2 book-length works of prose and up to 3 book-length works of poetry. We welcome submissions from writers of any genre, background, or experience.


Emerging Writer Fellows will be featured at The Writer’s Center as part of their Emerging Writers Reading Series. The readings, held on Friday evenings, bring together writers in different genres with a backdrop of live music. The Writer’s Center book store will sell titles by the Emerging Writers throughout the season in which they appear in an effort to promote them and their work to a wide audience.


Selected Fellows are invited to lead a special Saturday workshop at The Writer’s Center, with compensation commensurate with standard Writer’s Center provisions.


Fellows receive an all-inclusive honorarium to help offset their travel costs in the amount of $250 or $500, depending on their place of departure.


Fellows for Fall 2009 include novelist Alexander Chee (Edinburgh), novelist Lisa Selin Davis (Belly), poet Suzanne Frischkorn (Lit Windowpane), poet Aaron Smith (Blue on Blue Ground), Canadian fiction writer Neal Smith (Bang Crunch), poet Srikanth Reddy (Facts for Visitors), and poet Nancy Krygowski (Velocity).


8 comments:

Pam Hart said...

Congrats Suzanne. Sounds like a wonderful combination of activities and events.

Ivy said...

Yay, Suzanne! Congratulations! :-D

Ivy said...

By the way, thanks for linking to the Call — I'm very interested in it.

Matthew Thorburn said...

Congratulations, Suzanne! That sounds like fun.

Collin Kelley said...

Congrats!

Suzanne said...

Thanks, I'm really looking forward to it. Submit!

Sheryl said...

Well deserved! Congrats!

gina said...

Oh wow! You didn't tell me about this! So cool! Let's talk soon, okay?

xo