Center for African American Poetry and Poetics

Fellowship in Creative Writing

Deadline: 
January 31, 2019 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 
$48,000
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A two-year fellowship, including an annual stipend of $48,000 and health benefits, at the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics (CAAPP) at the University of Pittsburgh will be given biennially to a poet. Poets with an MFA or PhD in creative writing who have not published more than one book and have knowledge of African American or African diasporic poetry and poetics are eligible. The fellow will be expected to teach one community workshop each year, lead seminars at CAAPP, give one public reading, and participate in events and programs at CAAPP. Using the online submission system, submit up to 15 pages of poetry, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, Fellowship in Creative Writing, University of Pittsburgh, 526 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Lauren Russell, Assistant Director.