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, contact information for up to four references, and a three-page project proposal by September 17. Upon request of the foundation, submit up to three published books by December 10. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the complete guidelines.
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Writing Fellowships, 90 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 687-4470.