Oregon Book Awards Offers Fellowships to Writers

The Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships program promotes, support and celebrates Oregon’s writers.

Guidelines and applications for the 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowships, including the newly established Writers of Color Fellowship, are now online at http://www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/oba-home/fellowships/

As part of the application for an Oregon Literary Fellowship, writers can also choose to be considered for the Writers of Color Fellowship. The goal of the Writers of Color Fellowship is to promote perspectives from a variety of cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds, and encourage diverse writers to apply for fellowships.

Deadline for applications:
All applications are due in the Literary Arts office by June 26, 2015.  Fellowship recipients will be announced in January 2016.

Oregon Literary Fellowships for Publishers

Fellowships are also awarded to support Oregon’s independent publishers and small presses. They are awarded to presses or magazines that demonstrate a commitment to literary publishing. The deadline for submission is  June 26, 2015. Application guidelines and entry form are located at  http://www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/oba-home/fellowships/.