Ends on August 31, 2017

Please note: This fellowship is open only to current MFA or MA students in the Sewanee School of Letters.

Applications are due August 31.

We are pleased to award a two-week residence at Rivendell Writers' Colony to a Sewanee School of Letters MFA or MA student. 

The residency will run from July 16-29, 2018 or at a time determined in coordination with the director of Rivendell.

The awardee will be responsible for his/her own transportation to and from Rivendell, all meals and any other costs.

Each application should include the following:
  • Online application form
  • Work sample: This should be a recent and representative sample of the best work according to the applicant’s discipline.
    • Poetry: 3-5 poems or an appropriate excerpt from a longer poetic work; please save to one document
    • Fiction, Nonfiction, Playwriting or Criticism: Up to 10 pages; please include a synopsis if necessary
  • No application fee
Please submit supporting documents as PDFs with your name somewhere in the filename.

Applications will be judged by the director of Rivendell Writers' Colony and one member of Rivendell's Creative Council (School of Letters affiliates are recused). The award will be announced via email to all students in September.

Applications are due August 31.
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