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Don’t Wait for Permission: Notes on a D.I.Y. Writing Fellowship

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We live in an era when more and more writers apply to the same small handful of grants and fellowships, awaiting institutional permission to pursue our craft. I’m not claiming to be any different -- I’ve sent out countless applications to the Stegner and the Fine Arts Work Center, and when the rejections arrived, I shook my head and went back to doing whatever I had to do to pay the bills, fitting writing into the margins of my days

July 31, 2012 | Adam Stumacher