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Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships

05 March 2010
Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships
For our US-citizen Asian friends:
Five Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships in the amount of $15,000 will be awarded to young poets through a national competition sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry. Established in 1989 by the Indianapolis philanthropist Ruth Lilly, the fellowships are intended to encourage the further study and writing of poetry.


* Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
* Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 31 as of March 31, 2010.
* Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2010.
* Applications must be made through our SUBMISSION WEBSITE (click the link) according to the guidelines below.
* Application materials sent via e-mail or standard mail will not be considered.


1. You must assemble your application materials as a SINGLE Word document. This document must include:
* An approximately 250-word introduction to your work (not to exceed one page).
* Ten pages of poems, in standard font and size [Times New Roman, 12pt]. You may include multiple poems on one page, but total pages of poems must not exceed ten.
* Publication list. (Optional. If you choose to include it, please do so as the last page of your document.)
* Name this document [LAST NAME]_[FIRST NAME].doc (example: Doe_John.doc)
2. Proceed to our online submission manager where you can upload your application!

Finalists will be notified by e-mail by August 1.
Winners will be announced on September 1.
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