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. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Oxford American, Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship, P.O. Box 3235, Little Rock, AR 72203. (501) 374-000.