Three yearlong residencies at San José State University in San José, California, which include a stipend of $10,000 each, are given annually to fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers. The fellows will give one public reading each semester and must live in the San José area during the academic year. Using the online submission system, submit up to 25 pages of prose, a project proposal, a résumé, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly to San José State University by the references) by January 2, 2018. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
San José State University, Steinbeck Fellowships in Creative Writing, Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies, San José, CA 95192. (408) 808-2067. Nick Taylor, Director.