Amer­i­can Academy in Berlin

Poets and Writers - - Grants & Awards - BERLIN PRIZE FEL­LOW­SHIPS

Res­i­den­tial fel­low­ships are given an­nu­ally to fic­tion writ­ers and cre­ative non­fic­tion writ­ers to spend an aca­demic se­mes­ter in res­i­dence at the Hans Arn­hold Cen­ter at the Amer­i­can Academy in Berlin. Fel­lows re­ceive a $5,000 monthly stipend, lodg­ing, par­tial board, and round-trip air­fare. Writ­ers based in the United States who have pub­lished at least one book in any genre are el­i­gi­ble. Sub­mit two writ­ing sam­ples to­tal­ing no more than 60 pages, a cur­ricu­lum vi­tae, and three let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion (sent di­rectly to the Academy by the ref­er­ences) by Septem­ber 29. Fic­tion writ­ers should sub­mit an ad­di­tional writ­ing sam­ple of 15 to 20 pages from a pro­posed project; non­fic­tion writ­ers should sub­mit a project pro­posal of five to seven pages. There is no ap­pli­ca­tion fee. Visit the web­site for the re­quired en­try form and com­plete guide­lines. (SEE RE­CENT WIN­NERS.) Amer­i­can Academy in Berlin, Berlin Prize Fel­low­ships, Am Sandw­erder 17-19, 14109 Berlin, Ger­many. Jo­hana Gallup, Fel­lows Se­lec­tion Man­ager. jg@amer­i­canacademy.de sub­mis­sion sys­tem sub­mit up to 25 pages of po­etry or prose, a project pro­posal, a ré­sumé, and two let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion (sent di­rectly to AAS by the ref­er­ences) by Oc­to­ber 5. There is no en­try fee. Visit the web­site for com­plete guide­lines. Amer­i­can An­ti­quar­ian So­ci­ety, Fel­low­ships for Cre­ative Writ­ers, 190 Sal­is­bury Street, Worces­ter, MA 01609. (508) 471-2149 Ch­eryl McRell, Con­tact. cm­crell@mwa.org

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