Kresge Foundation

Literary Artist Fellowships
Deadline: 
- Check back on December 15 for Upcoming Deadline

Nine fellowships of $25,000 each will be given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers living in metropolitan Detroit. The fellowships are designed to enable writers to devote time and resources to advance their literary career. Residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties who are not currently enrolled in a degree-granting program are eligible to apply. Submit 10 to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a résumé, a writer's statement, a community impact statement, and a description of the work to be accomplished by February 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Kresge Foundation, Literary Artist Fellowships, College for Creative Studies, 201 East Kirby, Detroit, MI 48202. (313) 664-7940.

Current Issue

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Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

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by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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