Fellowship Positions

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

2021-2023 Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry

The Creative Writing Program seeks applicants for two-year Fellowship in Poetry at Emory University in Atlanta, GA

Application deadline: 11:59 p.m., November 30, 2020

Description:

Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship. Two-year fellowship in poetry in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning fall 2021. Load 2-1, all workshops; $45,000 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 undergraduate Creative Writing teaching experience. Desireable: record of periodical publications but no first book yet in print, and secondary interests, such as creative nonfiction and working in archives. Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience (including online teaching experience if applicable) and philosophy, CV, two references who will be contacted later in the process, and a writing sample of no more than 15 pages of poetry to https://apply.interfolio.com/80050 by 11:59 p.m., November 30, 2020. 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.

2021-2023 Nicholas Jenkins Barnett Fellowship in Fiction

Emory University Nicholas Jenkins Barnett Creative Writing Fellowship. Two-year  fellowship in fiction in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning fall 2021. Load 2-1, all workshops; $45,000 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. Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience and philosophy, CV, a 25-page maximum writing sample and a list of recommenders to http://apply.interfolio.com/85788 by the April 2, 2021 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.

 

 

 

2021-2023 Fellowship in Playwriting

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

Application deadline: December 1, 2020

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 in Fall 2021, the Fellowship offers a $45,000 salary, health benefits, and $1000 annual travel fund.  The Fellow will have a 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 the "Brave New Works" New Play Festival.  Fellows may be asked to direct honors theses and/or other student mentoring activities.

A two-year commitment is assumed but the contract renewal for the second year is contingent on a positive review of the first year.

Qualifications

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

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

Application Instructions:

Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience and philosophy, CV, two letters of recommendation, and writing samples to http://apply.interfolio.com/79213.

Writing samples should be submitted without identifying name and include one full-length play. 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. The 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.