National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
03/10/21 11:59 PM ET
Fellowships of $25,000 to USA published writers demonstrating artistic excellence to dedicate time to creative literary pursuits and professional advancement. Applicants should register and apply well in advance of the deadline. Applications are currently invited in the category of prose.
The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Through this program, the Arts Endowment seeks to sustain and nurture a diverse range of creative writers at various stages of their careers and to continue to expand the portfolio of American art.
The program operates on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose and poetry available in alternating years. For FY 2022, which is covered by these guidelines, fellowships in prose (fiction and nonfiction) are available. Fellowships in poetry will be offered in FY 2023 and guidelines will be available in January 2022.
GrantWatch ID#: 178745
Fellowships are for $25,000.
Support of a project may begin any time between January 1, 2022, and January 1, 2023, and extend for up to two years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
If you have questions about your application, please contact the Literature staff at 202-682-5034 or email LitFellowships@arts.gov.
For problems with registration contact Grants.gov at 1-800-518-4726 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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