Creative Writing Fellowship Internship Howard U

opportunity for

Creative Writing Talent

The Marita Golden Literary Fellowship seeks to mentor literary talent from undergraduates at Howard University who demonstrate a talent in creative writing by offering:

  • a public reading with an honorarium,
  • a starter library of books,
  • mentorship from a network of established authors,
  • and a paid internship in the Spring semester.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Email [email protected] to RSVP for this session.

Interested undergraduates may apply by doing the following:
  1. Prepare a one-page cover letter, addressed to the Selection Committee, detailing how this opportunity would assist you in your career aspirations.
  2. A current resume or CV
  3. A writing sample (any genre, under 5 pages)
  4. Contact information for a reference (someone who can support your interest in writing)
Email a PDF document with all application materials to [email protected].
Friday, November 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.
Finalists will be contacted for an interview via video conference.
If you have any questions related to this opportunity, please email [email protected].
PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is only open to Howard University students.


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