Residential fellowships are given annually to fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers to spend an academic semester in residence at the Hans Arnhold Center at the American Academy in Berlin. Fellows receive a $5,000 monthly stipend, lodging, partial board, and round-trip airfare. Writers based in the United States who have published at least one book of fiction or nonfiction are eligible. Submit two writing samples totaling no more than 60 pages, a project proposal that includes an excerpt from the proposed project, and a curriculum vitae by September 23; submit three letters of recommendation (sent directly to the Academy by the references) by September 30. There is no application fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
American Academy in Berlin, Berlin Prize Fellowships, Am Sandwerder 17-19, 14109 Berlin, Germany. Emma Lo, Fellows Selection Coordinator.