The PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship application period is now open. The fellowship aims to provide new writers, who lack access, with the tools they will need to launch a professional writing career. During the eight-month fellowship, each Emerging Voices Fellow participates in a professional mentorship, hosted Q & A evenings with prominent local authors, a series of master classes focused on genre, a voice class, a volunteer project, and several public readings. The fellowship includes a $1,000 stipend, given in $500 increments.

Deadline: August 1, 2016

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