John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Writing Fellowships

September 19, 2023 - Check back on August 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 
E-mail address: 

Fellowships of approximately $50,000 each are awarded annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on the basis of “exceptional creative ability.” Citizens and permanent residents of the United States and Canada with a “significant and appropriate record” of publication are eligible. Using only the online submission system, submit a career summary, a list of publications, a three-page project proposal, and contact information for up to four references by September 19. Upon request of the foundation, submit up to three published books by November 17. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Writing Fellowships, 90 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 687-4470.