A fellowship, which includes a stipend of $10,000, will be given annually to a writer working on a first book of nonfiction. The fellowship includes housing in a private apartment for a nine-month residency in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The fellow will also be expected to work for twenty hours a week on the editorial team of the Oxford American. Submit a writing sample of up to 12,000 words, a project description with a statement of interest, and a curriculum vitae with a $30 entry fee by April 8. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Oxford American, Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship, P.O. Box 3235, Little Rock, AR 72203. (501) 374-000.