2021 Oregon Literary Fellowships Application

Please read the guidelines before applying. When you submit your application, the page will reload. If you scroll to the bottom you will see a confirmation message after the form is submitted. Please note the Artist's CV, Artist's Statement and Impact Statement are only required for the Oregon Literary Career Fellowship. All applicants for the Oregon Literary Career Fellowship of $10,000 will automatically be considered for an Oregon Literary Fellowship of $3,500. Applicants can only apply in one genre.
  • An Oregon address that is your legal residence is required.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please attach a PDF of your writing sample here. YOUR NAME SHOULD APPEAR ON EVERY PAGE OF YOUR WRITING SAMPLE. The writing sample consists of one of the following: For poetry: 15 typed pages of poetry, no more than one poem per page, or one narrative poem or section thereof not to exceed 15 pages in length. For fiction, literary nonfiction, and young reader’s literature: Not more than 25 typed, double-spaced pages (12-point font) of prose. For drama: A sample of work consisting of not more than 25 pages of script- format drama. Scripts written for television and movies can be included in drama. Optional: One synopsis page is allowed but not required. Include it as the first page of your work sample. It is counted in the total pages allowed (25 in prose, 15 in poetry) If the work sample consists of multiple excerpts, use the synopsis page to give information for each. The synopsis page can also indicate whether the selections are from a larger series, additional description, or details about where the piece fits within a larger body of work.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please upload your CV here. This is only required for applicants for the Oregon Literary Career Fellowhips. No more than 2 typed pages (12-point font). The Artist’s CV should include an overview of your professional experience, accomplishments, education, training, and other information about your artistic career.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please submit your Artist's Statement here. Your name should appear on your artist's statement. One page only. This is only required for Career Fellowship applicants. Your artist’s statement should provide an introduction to your work with an emphasis on information not found in your CV. It may include information about your development as a writer, why you write, your influences and inspirations, and other details.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please submit impact statement here. Your name should appear on your impact statement. This is only required for Oregon Literary Career Fellowship Applicants. No more than one page (12-point font). The impact statement explains how this award will make a difference for you; what the funding and recognition will do for you, your work and practice, and describes how you will use the money.