Final notifications will be emailed to all applicants in mid- to late May.
If, since applying, you have signed a contract for publication or accepted an offer to study in a degree-granting program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org immediately to have your application pulled for consideration.
The Center for Fiction NYC Emerging Writer Fellowship offers grants, editorial mentorship, and other opportunities to early-career New York City-based practitioners who are at a critical moment in their development as fiction writers.
During the one-year fellowship period, grantees will receive:
- A grant of $5,000
- The opportunity to have their manuscript revised and critiqued by an experienced editor
- Access to write in our Writers Studio
- The opportunity to meet with editors, authors, and agents who represent new writers at monthly dinners
- Two public readings as part of our annual program of events
- A professional headshot for personal publicity use
- Inclusion in an anthology distributed to industry professionals
- Tickets to our First Novel Fete and/or Benefit & Awards Dinner
- Complimentary admission to all Center events
- 25% discount on writing workshops at the Center
Congratulations to our 2019 NYC Emerging Writer Fellows!
Congratulations to Coryn Brown, Bryna Peebles Cofrin-Shaw, Jonathan Durbin, Cally Fiedorek, Caroline K. Fulford, Nusrat Hossain, Alanna Schubach, Sarah Wang, and Jeri Ziegler, our 2019 Emerging Writer Fellows!