An Exceptional reading series in downtown Baton Rouge, LA. River Writers has now teamed up with Elevator Projects to offer pop up poetry readings for the literary community. Founded in 2008, River Writers was once hosted bi-monthly. For regular reading series in LA, please see post "riverferrals" or traveling poets can always contact Vincent @ email@example.com to inquire about LA readings.
Friday, November 9, 2012
MA fellowships to be rivered...
2013-2014 WRITING AND VISUAL ARTS FELLOWSHIPS
I am writing in hopes
that you will forward the information below, regarding the writing and
visual arts Fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown to any
visual artists or writers associated with your agency. The Fellowships are
a unique and wonderful opportunity for emerging artists and writers to
spend seven months working at our Cape Cod facility.
We'd be grateful for your
help in passing on word of these opportunities for artists and writers in
If you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to contact us.
Fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center
in Provincetown, Massachusetts
For the last forty years, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown
has run the largest and longest residency Fellowship in the United States
for emerging visual artists and writers. Artists who have not had
significant recognition for their work and writers who have not yet
published a full-length book of creative work are welcome to apply.
receive a seven-month stay (October 1-April 30) at the Work Center and a
$750 monthly stipend. Fellows do not pay or work in
exchange for their Fellowships in any way. Fellows are chosen based on the
excellence of their work. Former visual arts Fellows include Ellen
Gallagher, Jack Pierson, Lisa Yuskavage, Angela Dufresne, Geoffrey Chadsey,
and Lamar Peterson. Former writing Fellows--nearly all of whom came
here before the publication of their first books--have won every major
national award in writing including the National Book Award and seven
Pulitzer Prizes. Former writing Fellows include Denis Johnson, Louise
Glück, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Yusef Komunyakaa.
The postmark deadline for the 2013-14 Writing Fellowships is December 1, 2012.
The deadline for the 2013-14 Visual Arts Fellowships is February