Fellowship Positions

If you need more information, please contact the program administrative coordinator, Paula Vitaris, at 404-727-4683 or pvitari@emory.edu.

Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry 2019-2021

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018


Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship. Two-year fellowship in poetry in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning fall 2019. Load 2-1, all workshops; $40,000 salary, and health benefits. Fellow will give a public reading and have access to the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, a 75,000-volume rare and modern poetry library housed at Emory. Required: MFA or Ph.D. with Creative Writing teaching experience. Desireable: record of publication, and secondary interests, such as creative nonfiction and working in archives. Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience and philosophy, CV, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 15 pages to https://apply.interfolio.com/53642 by the November 1, 2018 deadline. This deadline is firm and late applications will not be considered. In your cover letter or in a separate statement, please reflect upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Emory University is committed to student and faculty diversity, equality and inclusion. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

Creative Writing Fellowship in Fiction 2019-2021

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018

Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship. Two-year fellowship in fiction in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning fall 2019. Load 2-1, all workshops; $40,000 salary, and health benefits. Fellow will give a public reading. Fellow may be asked to direct honors thesis projects. Required: MFA or Ph.D. with Creative Writing teaching experience; record of publication, with a first book underway. Desireable: interest in secondary genre, creative nonfiction and/or screenwriting. Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience and philosophy, CV, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages to https://apply.interfolio.com/53640 by the November 1, 2018 deadline. This deadline is firm and late applications will not be considered. In your cover letter or in a separate statement, please reflect upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Emory University is committed to student and faculty diversity, equality and inclusion. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

2019-2021 Fellowship in Playwriting

 

Theater Studies Program and Creative Writing Program seek applicants for two-year Fellowship in Playwriting at Emory University in Atlanta, GA

Application review to begin November 1, 2018. Application deadline is December 1, 2018

Description:

Emory University offers a two-year Playwriting Fellowship in connection with its BA in Playwriting, a joint major offered by Theater Studies and the Creative Writing Program. Beginning Fall, 2019 Fellowship offers a $40,000 salary, health benefits, $3000 annual travel fund.  2-1 teaching load, including both playwriting workshops and literature courses such as “Contemporary Drama.”  The Playwriting Fellow will give a public reading for the Creative Writing Reading Series, and work with Theater Emory and its Playwriting Center, including the contribution of a new play to “Brave New Works” New Play Festival.  Fellows may be asked to direct honor’s thesis and/or other student mentoring activities.

Qualifications

Required:  MFA in Playwriting, or equivalent degree, within past 8 years, and related teaching experience. 

Desired:  Promising record of production and/or play development in regional or national theater.

Application Instructions:

All materials must be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/55097

All of the following items are required without exception:

  • cover letter discussing (1) how the fellowship will facilitate your professional development and (2) your teaching experience and philosophy, including your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.   
  • CV 
  • two confidential letters of recommendation. Recommenders will submit their letters via Interfolio. 
  • two writing samples, which must be submitted without identifying name. One writing sample must be a full-length play, and the second must be a contrasting writing sample of no more than 15 pages. 

Application review will begin November 1st.  December 1st deadline is firm. Late applications will not be considered.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.