Colgate University

Olive B. O'Connor Fellowships

Deadline: 
February 1, 2019
Cash Prize: 
$40,500

Two nine-month residencies at Colgate University, including a stipend of $40,500, health benefits, and travel expenses, are given annually to poets, fiction writers, or nonfiction writers. The 2019–2020 fellowships will be given to a poet and a fiction writer working on their first books. Each fellow will teach one creative writing course per semester and give a public reading. Writers who have recently completed an MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to 20 pages of poetry or 30 pages of prose, a résumé, and three letters of recommendation by February 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Colgate University, Olive B. O'Connor Fellowships, English Department, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346.