Department of English, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of English-FELLOW [#7876]
Position Title: nonfiction and poetry
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: English
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/10/01, finished 2017/07/12, listed until 2017/10/11)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing. Writers of nonfiction and poetry who have recently completed an MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing, and who need a year to complete their first book, are encouraged to apply. The selected writers will spend the academic year (late August 2017 to early May 2018) at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. The fellows will teach one creative writing course each semester and will give a public reading from the work in progress. The fellowship carries a stipend of $40,500 plus travel expenses; health and life insurance are provided. Complete applications (deadline February 1, 2017) consist of a cover letter; resume; three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address the candidate's abilities as a teacher; and a maximum of 30 double-spaced manuscript pages of prose or 20 single-spaced pages of poetry. The writing sample may be a completed work or an excerpt from something larger. Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's education mission.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email
315 228 7262
 
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY

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