The Poetry Coalition, a network of 25+ poetry organizations coordinated by the Academy of American Poets, is pleased to announce the 2021–2022 Poetry Coalition Fellowships, which are paid fellowship positions for five individuals who will each assist a different Poetry Coalition organization for twenty hours per week over the course of a forty-week period. The fellows will also receive professional development opportunities.

The five organizations hosting this year’s Poetry Coalition Fellows this year are the Asian American Writers' WorkshopBeyond Baroque, In-Na-Po (Indigenous Nations Poets)Lambda Literary, and Zoeglossia.

Applications for the 2021 Poetry Coalition Fellowship program are being accepted from May 6, 2021 through July 6, 2021. The positions will begin on September 13, 2021 and end on June 30, 2022. Interested individuals that are 21 or older are encouraged to apply, including those who are enrolled in or have recently graduated from an MFA program in creative writing. 

To learn more or to apply for a Poetry Coalition Fellowship at any of the 2021 host organizations, visit their websites at the links below: 

Asian American Writers’ Workshop:

Beyond Baroque:

In-Na-Po (Indigenous Nations Poets):

Lambda Literary:


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