Apply To Olive B. O' Connor Fellowship In Creative Writing 2022

To enhance our strong program in creative writing, the Department of English established the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing.

Olive B. O' Connor Fellowship In Creative Writing



To enhance our strong program in creative writing, the Department of English established the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2,900 students situated in central New York State. The Colgate faculty is committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the English department is online. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.




This annual fellowship is designed to support writers completing their first books. It provides a generous stipend, office space, and an intellectual community for the recipients, who spend one academic year at Colgate. In return, each fellow teaches one creative writing workshop per semester and gives a public reading of their work.

Contact:

Tess Jones, Administrative Assistant
tjones@colgate.edu
315-228-7262

2022–2023 Fellowships
Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing. 

This year we invite applications for:

  • One fellowship in poetry
  • One fellowship in fiction
  • Writers 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 2022 to early May 2023) 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 includes:

A stipend of $42,745

Travel expenses

Health and life insurance are provided

Applications
Deadline: February 15, 2022


Applications materials include

cover letter;

CV;

three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address the candidate’s abilities as a teacher;

20 single-sided pages of poetry or a maximum of 30 double-spaced manuscript pages of prose. The writing sample may be a completed work or an excerpt from something larger.


Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

 


 


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