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Miami Book Fair Emerging Writer Fellowships (Deadline: May 15)

Miami Book Fair’s Emerging Writer Fellowships (EWF) program offers a life-changing experience to fresh literary voices. Through the generous sponsorship of the Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation at the Miami Foundation and the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, EWF is beginning the third cycle to select three program recipients who will enjoy critical mentorship from a nationally established author in their respective genre, as well as a host of other strategic supports.

EWF supports developing writers who demonstrate exceptional talent and promise by providing them with time, space, and an intellectually and culturally rich artistic community. The program’s goal is to actively support previously unpublished writers – who are working to complete a book-length project within a year – and help them launch their literary careers. Fellows are granted professional experience in arts administration, teaching creative writing, and other opportunities; a $50,000 stipend; and strong literary community support to allow for 12 glorious months of uninterrupted time to craft their works.

Applications available in English and Spanish for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Applications are due May 15, 2024.

Full submission guidelines and eligibility can be found here.