Online: Zoom

How to Get In: Applying to Fellowships, Residencies, Conferences, and Creative Writing Programs (Session II)

Saturday, August 6th, from 2:00pm-4:00pm (EST).
Online: Zoom
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Level: For Everyone
Adult (18+)
25 seats max

About this Session

Whether you want to enhance your craft or win more writerly time and support, chances are that someday you’ll face a competitive application process. At such times, a well-written artist statement can go a long way to make you stand out from the pack. In this session, we’ll discuss the key components that every personal statement and statement of purpose should include, as well as holistic, big-picture considerations for making your application as strong as can be. A necessary and practical workshop for writers looking to apply for fellowships, residencies, MFA programs, and grants. You will be provided with resources, examples, strategies, and tips that will ensure your applications are taken seriously.

**Please Note: This session is for Teaching Fellowships for Black Writers applicants Only 

Class Format

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting!

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Jonathan Escoffery
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  • Professional Development & Skills

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