Teaching Fellowship for Black Writers: Applications Due 6/1!

Applications for GrubStreet’s second Teaching Fellowship for Black Writers are due Wednesday, June 1st!

GrubStreet’s Teaching Fellowship for Black Writers provides financial and professional development support to two self-identified Black writers interested in teaching classes, participating in events, and working with our instructors and staff to deepen our curriculum. The fellowship includes compensation of $25,000, artistic mentorship, and access to the GrubStreet community and the Muse and the Marketplace conference.

In time, the program aims to offer sustainable support to Black Writers and create a cohort of fellows who have direct access to GrubStreet resources, classes, and events. We also hope the fellows can influence GrubStreet’s pedagogy and cultural vision based on their experience and feedback.

This fellowship is open to writers who self-identify as Black, are 18 or older, are able to work with both adult and teen audiences, and have a passion for expansive pedagogy, curriculum development, and professional growth. Ideal candidates will have some publication and teaching experience. Preference will be given to those working on their first book or a larger project. MFAs, a long publishing record, or extensive teaching experience are not requirements to apply, though feel free to tell us if you have any of these things.

Covid-19 Update: GrubStreet’s programming is currently taking place both virtually and in-person. We hope fellows will be able to join us in-person later in 2022 and in 2023. Priority will be given to applicants who will be able to join us in Boston when it's safe to do so. Learn more about GrubStreet’s Covid-19 updates.

Get all the details about the fellowship compensation, teaching load and responsibilities, and how to apply here. Applications are due Wednesday, June 1st! 

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