Department of English, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of English-FELLOW [#9538]
Position Title: Creative Writing Fellow
Position Type:Fellowship or award
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / Creative Writing
Starting Date:2018/08/29
Appl Deadline:2018/02/01* (posted 2017/09/08, updated 2017/08/16, listed until 2018/02/01)
Position Description:    

Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing. Writers of nonfiction and fiction 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 2018 to early May 2019) 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, 2018) 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. 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:
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Further Info:
315 228 7262
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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