Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing.
Writers of poetry, fiction or nonfiction who have recently completed an MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing, and who need a year to complete their first book, are encouraged to apply. The selected writer will spend the academic year (late August 2011 to early May 2012) at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. The fellow will teach one creative writing course each semester and will give a public reading from the work in progress. The fellowship carries a stipend of $35,500 plus travel expenses; health and life insurance are provided.
Applications should arrive by January 15, 2011. There's no application fee. Complete info here.