Posts Tagged: mentors

Emerging Voices Fellowship

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The PEN Center USA’s Emerging Voices Fellowship is open for applications through August 1.

The fellowship is “a literary mentorship that aims to provide new writers, who are isolated from the literary establishment, with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to launch a professional writing career.” PEN is seeking underrepresented writers without MFAs for this opportunity.

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: A Roundtable on Writing, Editing, and Race

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With Lisa Factora-Borchers, Patrice Gopo, Jennifer Niesslein, Tamiko Nimura, and Deesha Philyaw. ...more

The Creative Writing Class That Changed My Life

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One could sense this passion in all of us. It seemed to fill the classroom as if it were part of the oxygen. ...more

Swinging Modern Sounds #60: On Mentorship

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In an empirically-preoccupied world, mentorship appears to be unscientific, impossible to quantify, and perhaps even sentimental. ...more

In Cahoots

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Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison. Sherwood Anderson and William and Faulkner. Henry James and Edith Warton. And now, X… and you!

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs just announced the establishment of a mentorship program starting in September. As stated on their community page, they are giving special consideration to applicants of backgrounds “typically underrepresented in the literary world” who are unaffiliated with MFA programs, but encourage everyone set on improving their craft to apply.

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