Application Help: MFA, PhD, and Fellowship
Genres: The Writing Life
Open to all levels
This course is for writers who have decided that an MFA, PhD, or fellowship program would be useful for them and their careers. This generative course will center on demystifying application processes for graduate programs and creative writing fellowships by including sample statements of purpose, CVs, and additional application materials from poets and writers who have succeeded in achieving post-MFA positions, funding, and/or support.
Taneum Bambrick is the author of Intimacies, Received (Copper Canyon Press, Sept 27th 2022) and Vantage, winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Award (American Poetry Review 2019). She received support from Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Sewanee Writers' Conference, and Vermont Studio Center. A 2020 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she is currently a Dornsife Fellow in the PhD program at the University of Southern California. Her work appears in The New Yorker, The Nation, Academy of American Poets, PEN, and elsewhere.
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