A fellowship of up to $5,000 is given annually to a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer who has lived in the state of Maine for at least one year. Writers enrolled in a degree-granting program are ineligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems or up to 20 pages of prose and a résumé by May 4. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Maine Arts Commission, Individual Artist Fellowships, 193 State Street, 25 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333. (207) 287-2750. Kathy Ann Jones Shaw, Contact.