Applications Open for Spring 2018 Paid Arts Writing Fellowship

November 20, 2017

Fellowship Details

The 2018 fellowship period is January 15 – May 1, 2018. Fellows will write approximately ten articles, 500-1200 words in length. A stipend of $1700 will be provided. The fellowship project was founded in 2016 through support from the National Endowment for the Arts, and in 2018 the project is funded in part by the DC Commission on the Arts.

Application Details

The application period closes November 28, 2017 – at midnight. Applicants must provide: 1) a resume, 2) a cover letter, 3) one sample article written by the applicant. Applicants are expected to demonstrate expertise writing about one of the following areas: music, dance, film, visual arts, theater, performance art, or literature.

Click here to apply.

Save the Date: March 24, 2018
We'll be running a connected Arts Writing Colloquia, allowing anyone interested in arts writing to learn from the fellowship mentors, Saturday March 24, 2018. Click to check out the conference schedule, including keynotes by Jamie Bennett (executive director, Art Place America - "Journalism and Creative Placemaking") and Geoff Edgers (Washington Post national arts reporter). If you're interested to attend as work-study, please let us know, we could use the help.