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A fellowship, which includes a stipend of $20,000, will be given annually to a writer of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) working on a book relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. The fellowship includes a two-month research period to be conducted at the John Carter Brown Library on the campus of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and a two-month writing term at the C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Submit a writing sample, a project description, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references by March 15. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Washington College, Starr Center, Custom House, 101 South Water Street, Chestertown, MD 21620. Jenifer Emley, Center Coordinator.