Leon Levy Center for Biography

Leon Levy Biography Fellowships

January 4, 2023 - Check back on October 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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Four fellowships of $72,000, writing space at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City, access to research facilities, and research assistance from a graduate student are given annually to nonfiction writers working on biographies. An additional fellowship, the Sloan Fellowship, is given annually to a writer working on a biography of a figure in the field of science or technology. Using only the online submission system, submit a writing sample from the biography of up to 2,500 words, a curriculum vitae or résumé, a project description, a narrative career history, and two letters of reference by January 4, 2023. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Leon Levy Center for Biography, Leon Levy Biography Fellowships, Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 6200, New York, NY 10016. Thad Ziolkowski, Associate Director.