Bard Fiction Prize

Bard College
Entry Fee: 
June 30, 2021
A prize of $30,000 and a one-semester appointment as writer-in-residence at Bard College is given annually to a U.S. fiction writer under the age of 40. The recipient must give at least one public lecture and meet informally with students but is not expected to teach traditional courses. Submit three copies of a published book of fiction and a curriculum vitae by June 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Brown Foundation Fellows Program

The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston offered residencies of one to three months from July 1 to November 30 to mid-career poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France. Residents were provided with travel expenses, private lodging, work space, and a $50 daily stipend. Using only the online application system, writers submitted two work samples of up to 20 pages each, a curriculum vitae, a project description, a proposal for a community event, and two letters of recommendation with a $20 application fee by February 15.

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Event Date: 
December 5, 2021
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Application Deadline: 
December 5, 2021
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Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
December 5, 2021
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Contact Information: 

Brown Foundation Fellows Program, Dora Maar House, Museum of Fine Arts, P.O. Box 6826, Houston, TX 77265. (713) 639-7345. 

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Hugo House

Founded in 1997, the Hugo House offers writing classes and events, including the annual Hugo Literary Series, which invites established and up-and-coming writers to create new work and debut it at the house, and the Zine Archive and Publishing Project, which maintains a library of more than 20,000 handmade and independent publications. Residencies, one for an established writer and one for a youth writers, are also offered.


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