Colgate University

Olive B. O’Connor Fellowships

Deadline: 
February 15, 2020 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 
$42,745

Two nine-month residencies at Colgate University, including a stipend of $42,745, health benefits, and travel expenses, are given annually to poets, fiction writers, or nonfiction writers. The 2020-2021 fellowships will be given to a poet and a nonfiction 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 only 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 15. There is no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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