Announcing the 2017 Class of Emerging Writer Fellows

Announcing the 2017 Emerging Writer Fellows

March 1, 2017

Last week, Aspen Words announced its 2017 class of Emerging Writer Fellows. The fellowship program, now in its fifth year, seeks to give exceptional writers at the early stages of their careers a needed boost into the literary community and the publishing world. Candidates were nominated by writers, agents, editors, graduate writing program administrators, educators, and others associated with the publishing and writing industry. A jury of professional readers from the literary world evaluated writing samples from 180 nominees for just 10 fellowship awards in a variety of genres, including fiction, memoir, and poetry.

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