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International Writers Project, Brown University

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To apply or to nominate a candidate, send a letter that provides publishing history and explains need together with a resume and, if available, a writing sample (preferably in English) of creative work by the candidate to Literary Arts.


The International Writers Project at Brown University provides institutional, intellectual, artistic, and social support to writers who face personal danger and threats to their livelihood in nations throughout the world. Each academic year, the project sponsors a resident fellowship for one writer who feels unable to practice free expression at home. A 10-month fully funded living stipend and office is provided.

Last updated Nov 29, 2018
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