Application: Fiction


The deadline to apply for the 2017-18 Fellowship has passed. The application for 2018-2019 will be available December 1, 2017.

Note: Writers who have published a full-length book of creative work (or have a contract to publish a full-length creative work) are not eligible.  If an applicant receives a contract during the application period, she must notify Sophia Starmack at


Session:  October 1, 2017 – April 30, 2018
Application Fee:  A $50 non-refundable processing fee must accompany this application. Writing Fellows are provided with an apartment and a monthly stipend of $750.
Residency:  Fellows are required to be resident in Provincetown during the seven-month Fellowship.

All fields are required unless noted otherwise.


We are NO LONGER accepting applications for the 2017 - 2018 Writing Fellowships.  This portal is closed.  Results for the 2017-2018 Fellowship will be sent to applicants via email in early May.


Upload a CV or resume (including Education, Job Experience, Publications, Awards, etc.)

Please submit file as .PDF
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Please submit file as .PDF
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.


PLEASE NOTE: The first page of your sample must consist of a cover sheet listing the title(s) of enclosed work.  Do not count the cover sheet in your page total.  Your name must not appear anywhere in the writing sample, OR ON THE COVER PAGE.  Likewise, do not list publications or award citations anywhere in the sample. 


Short stories, or an excerpt from a novel. If sending an excerpt from a novel, please include a brief synopsis (1–2 pages) and, preferably, the opening section.  Maximum length: 35 double-spaced pages in 12-point typeface. 


After preliminary reading, the jury may request additional writing samples


Please submit your writing sample as a single .PDF file
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
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For Fine Arts Work Center Writing Fellowship Applicants

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As a result of receiving loans and grants from the Federal government, the Fine Arts Work Center must regularly report to the government on its compliance with civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, familial status, or a disability. The following information is requested by the Federal government in order to monitor our compliance with these laws. The information is provided to the Government in aggregated form only. As noted below, individual names will not be reported. We will not furnish this data to anyone involved in the selection of the Fellows.