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This fellowship application is available to poets who identify as African American and wish to apply to attend the 17th Annual Virtual Palm Beach Poetry Festival. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2020. A Fellowship Recipient will be selected by mid-December 2020, and notification will be made by email.

The fellowship covers Application Fee, Full Participant Tuition and Admission to all Festival EventsThe approximate value of the fellowship is $895. To apply, please submit a writing sample and cover letter of introduction, including an informal statement of need. Your application will be evaluated by our independent reader. Before you apply, please carefully consider your availability for the festival dates to be sure you will be able to attend January 18-23, 2021 virtually if selected. Please only apply for one fellowship. We do not accept multiple applications.

We are grateful for the support of a generous donor who has made this opportunity possible.

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