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How to Apply

The application for the 2023-2025 Wallace Stegner Fellowship will open on Thursday, September 1, 2022.  The application will close on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time.


In order to apply you will need personal background information, contact information for two recommenders who can speak to your suitability as a workshop participant (we DO NOT ask for letters of recommendation), a writing sample (not more than 9000 words for fiction, not more than 15 pages for poetry) and a statement of plans of not more than 1000 words.

The application fee is $85 and can be paid by credit or debit card. A fee waiver is available for those who qualify; the request form is integrated into the online application.

Click here to apply online for the fellowship:

Online application is preferred, but if you are not able to apply online, you may mail in a hard copy application.

The hard copy application is available for download at the bottom of this page.


Note for 2022-2024 applicants: All applicants for the 2022-2024 Wallace Stegner Fellowship were notified, and an announcement will soon follow regarding the selected fellows.