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  • crwropps@aol.com
    The Bard Fiction Prize http://www.bard.edu/bfp/ is awarded to a promising, emerging writer who is an American citizen aged 39 years or younger at the time of
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 7, 2012
      The Bard Fiction Prize
      http://www.bard.edu/bfp/
      is awarded to a promising, emerging writer who is an American citizen aged 39 years or younger at the time of application. In addition to the monetary award, the winner receives an appointment as writer in residence at Bard College for one semester, without the expectation that he or she teach traditional courses. The recipient gives at least one public lecture and meets informally with students.
      2012 Bard Fiction Prize Recipient:
      Benjamin Hale
      The creation of the Bard Fiction Prize, presented each October, continues Bard’s long-standing position as a center for creative, groundbreaking literary work by both faculty and students. From Saul Bellow, William Gaddis, Mary McCarthy, and Ralph Ellison to John Ashbery, Philip Roth, William Weaver, and Chinua Achebe, Bard’s literature faculty, past and present, represents some of the most important writers of our time. The prize is intended to encourage and support young writers of fiction to pursue their creative goals and provide an opportunity to work in a fertile and intellectual environment.
      Bard College invites submissions for its
      annual Fiction Prize for Young Writers.
      To apply, candidates should write a cover letter explaining the project they plan to work on while at Bard and submit a C.V., along with three copies of the published book they feel best represents their work. No manuscripts will be accepted. Applications for the 2013 prize must be received by July 15, 2012.


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    • aejos
      Subject: contest: Bard Fiction Prize ABOUT THE BARD FICTION PRIZE The Bard Fiction Prize is awarded to a promising, emerging writer who is an American citizen
      Message 2 of 2 , Nov 3, 2015

        Subject: contest: Bard Fiction Prize

        ABOUT THE BARD FICTION PRIZE
        The Bard Fiction Prize is awarded to a promising, emerging writer who is an American citizen aged 39 years or younger at the time of application. In addition to the monetary award, the winner receives an appointment as writer in residence at Bard College for one semester, without the expectation that he or she teach traditional courses. The recipient gives at least one public lecture and meets informally with students. To apply, candidates should write a cover letter explaining the project they plan to work on while at Bard and submit a C.V., along with three copies of the published book they feel best represents their work. No manuscripts will be accepted. Applications for the 2017 prize must be received by June 15, 2016. For information about the Bard Fiction Prize, call 845-758-7087, send an e-mail to bfpATbardDOTedu, or visit www.bard.edu/bfp. Applicants may also request information by writing to the Bard Fiction Prize, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000.
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