Literary Fellowship–PEN Center Emerging Voices

“A cornered rat will bite the cat.” –Chinese proverb

Don’t get desperate, get help. Los Angeles writers with potential, do you need assistance?

linked acrobats Here’s a fellowship for you: PEN Center Emerging Voices Fellowship. The program provides an eight-month fellowship for new writers. It’s meant for those who “lack access to financial and/or creative support. ” The deadline is August 11th (for the application to be received).

Some further details:

  • Provides mentorship
  • Offers classes focused on genre
  • Hones public speaking skills
  • Includes $1000 stipend
  • Runs from January to July

Find out more at their website.

I’ll also be applying, so wish me luck!



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  1. WOW! What a great sounding program! I will have to see if they have it in other cities. Good luck with your application!


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