CREATIVE WRITING FELLOWSHIPS

All FY 2021 Literature Fellowship application deadlines have passed. Guidelines for FY 2022 Literature Fellowships with an application deadline in 2021 will be posted later this year.

The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement.

The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program operates on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose and poetry available in alternating years. These guidelines are for fellowships in poetry

You may apply only once each year.

If you have questions about your application, please contact the Literature staff at 202-682-5034 or email LitFellowships@arts.gov