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Fellowship Positions


All fellowship positions are currently filled. The next poetry fellowship search will begin in late Fall 2024.

Past Fellowship Postings

Application Deadline: 11:59 PM, February 15, 2024

 

Two-year fellowship in fiction in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning Fall 2024. A two-year commitment is assumed but the contract renewal for the second year is contingent on a positive review of the first year. Load 2-1, all workshops; $45,000 and health benefits. Fellow will give a public reading. Required: MFA or PhD in last five years, with Creative Writing teaching experience; record of publication, but no full-length book published or under contract. Desirable: interest in secondary genre, creative nonfiction, and/or screenwriting.

Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience and philosophy, CV, name and contact information of two references, and a 25-page writing sample. In a separate statement, please describe your vision and experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds. Submit all materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/138251 by 11:59pm on February 15, 2024.

This deadline is firm and late applications will not be considered. The search committee will begin reviewing applications as they arrive. Applicants who make the longlist will be asked to submit recommendation letters from their two references as soon as possible, to be received no later than March 1.

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.

Application deadline: 11:59 PM, November 11, 2022

 

Two-year fellowship in poetry in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning Fall 2023. Load 1-2, 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 PhD in the last five years, with undergraduate Creative Writing teaching experience. Desirable: 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 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 http://apply.interfolio.com/113402 by 11:59pm, November 11, 2022. This deadline is firm and late applications will not be considered. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. 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 Program's joint fellowship with Theater Studies

Contact: Lizzy Clements, elisabeth.deanne.clements@emory.edu

 

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 2023, the Fellowship offers a $45,000 salary, health benefits, and $1,000 annual travel fund. The Fellow will have a 2-1 teaching load, including playwriting workshops, literature courses such as 'Contemporary Drama,' and other courses to support the BA in Playwriting, within Theater Studies, Creative Writing, and/or English. 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 student honors theses and/or other 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.

 

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

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