This fellowship application is available to poets who identify as African American and wish to apply to attend the 16th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival. The deadline to apply is November 10, 2019. A Fellowship Recipient will be selected by November 26, 2019 and notification will be made by email.
The fellowship covers Application Fee and Full Participant Tuition as well as lodging near the venue. The approximate value of the fellowship is $2,500. Please note: transportation and food are the responsibility of the fellowship recipient.
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 20-25, 2020, in Delray Beach, Florida, 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.