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An academic year in residence, which includes a prize of $3,000 and a stipend of $27,000, at the University of Wisconsin in Madison is given annually to up to six writers working on a first or second book of poetry or fiction. Fellows teach one workshop in creative writing each semester and give one public reading. Writers with an MFA or PhD in creative writing who have not published more than one book are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit 10 pages of poetry or one story or novel excerpt of up to 30 pages, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for two references with a $50 entry fee by February 29. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowships, English Department, 6195C Helen C. White Hall, 600 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706. Sean Bishop, Contact.