The Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

a 501 (c) 3 Nonprofit Organization

      telephone: 954-242-2903       email: info@mvicw.com

 

 

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FELLOWSHIPS

MVICW is committed to providing financial support to writers through our fellowship program. Our fellowships offer educators, writers of color, parent-writers, and authors/poets with financial need the opportunity to attend our Summer Writers’ Conference every year. Through generous donations, we are able to offer a wide range of  full and partial tuition/lodging fellowships. Information and application instructions for all our fellowships is available below.

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 Opportunities For Educators          

Three Full Fellowships:

One Poetry & One Fiction/CNF

& Third in Either Genre  

Tuition & Lodging for the Week

$1700 Fellowship Value

Two Second Prize Fellowships 

One Poetry & One Fiction/CNF  

$500 Toward Tuition

 JANUARY 20th DEADLINE

 Opportunities For Writers of Color 

Five Full Fellowships:

Three Leonard A. Slade Jr. Fellowships in Poetry, Two Voices of Color Fellowships

Tuition & Lodging for the Week

$1700 Fellowship Value

Two Second Prize Fellowships:

One Poetry & One Fiction/CNF  

$500 Toward Tuition

FEBRUARY 14th DEADLINE

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 Opportunities For Parents             

Four Full Fellowships:

Two Poetry & Two Fiction/CNF 

Tuition & Lodging for the Week

$1700 Fellowship Value

Two Second Prize Fellowships:  

One Poetry & One Fiction/CNF  

$500 Toward Tuition

 JANUARY 31st DEADLINE

Opportunities for LGBTQ+ Writers   

Two Full Fellowships:

One Poetry & One Fiction/CNF 

Tuition & Lodging for the Week

$1700 Fellowship Value

Four Second Prize Fellowships:  

Two Poetry & Two Fiction/CNF  

$500 Toward Tuition

 FEBRUARY 29th DEADLINE

JUDGES

Michael Martone

Fiction/CNF

Elizabeth Schmuhl

Poetry

JUDGES

Sequoia Nagamatsu

Fiction/CNF

Adrian Matejka

Poetry

JUDGES

Samrat Upadhyay

Fiction/CNF

Amelia Martens

Poetry

JUDGES

Tia Clark

Fiction/CNF

Samantha Tetangco

Poetry

 Financial Support For Writers                                                

MVICW provides a number of need and merit-based fellowships covering 25-40% of tuition and lodging to attend our conference

MAY 1st DEADLINE

Two Full Fellowships: 

One Poetry & One Fiction/CNF

Tuition for the Week

Two Second Prize Fellowships:

One Poetry & One Fiction/CNF

$500 Toward Tuition

  Opportunities for Vineyard Writers                                        

APRIL 20th DEADLINE