Aspen Words is offering 10 Emerging Writer Fellowships to its annual summer writing conference in, where else, Aspen, Colorado. Not a bad place to a little writing and reading!
Here are the details on how to nominate up to three writers in your network:
Fellowships are available in fiction, memoir, personal essay, poetry and a new workshop this year, middle grade fiction (for adult writers working on children’s literature). The fellowship includes tuition, $700 in travel expenses*, hotel accommodations, daily lunches, and several other meals, including a seat at our annual benefit dinner.
*An increase in travel funds will be allotted for international applicants.
Aspen Summer Words 2020 writing faculty includes: Christopher Castellani (Fiction), Lan Samantha Chang (Fiction), Christina Baker Kline (Fiction); Sarah Broom (Memoir), Claire Bidwell Smith (Memoir); Steve Almond (Personal Essay); Yolanda Wisher (Poetry); and Rebecca Stead (Middle Grade). For additional details, please visit our website.
Please nominate up to three promising writers from your networks by January 10, 2020. To nominate, please complete this form.
Author of the novels The Tourist Trail and Where Oceans Hide Their Dead. Co-founder of Ashland Creek Press and editor of Writing for Animals (also now a writing program).