For Artists / Opportunities

Hugo House, Seattle / Made at Hugo House Fellowship / Call for Artists

Deadline
Submission fee
Free

Overview

The Made at Hugo House fellowship supports emerging writers, providing space and resources to four to six fellows in the Seattle area to complete a proposed project. Projects include (but are not limited to) completing the first draft of a novel, developing a new memoir, or creating a chapbook of poetry.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

- A supportive writing cohort and environment
- Minimum of one free Hugo Class per quarter
- Use of our shared writing offices
- Access to Hugo House readings and performances
- Opportunities to develop teaching skills
- Two public readings
- Professional development consultation from working writers, agents, and more.

WHAT THE PROGRAM SUPPORTS

- The development and presentation of new work
- Projects that will be completed in one year, from October to September
- Works not previously published and/or produced (excluding excerpts or individual poems or stories that are part of a larger project)
- Works of writing, including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, plays, translation, graphic novels and comics, and multimedia and cross-disciplinary works
- Projects culminating in a reading, event, or performance

WHO CAN APPLY
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

- An individual artist (No groups, collaborations, companies or organizations.)
- Resident of the Seattle area at the time of application and through completion of the fellowship period able to provide proof of residency if selected
- Age 18 or older
- Cannot be a current staff, board, or committee member of Hugo House
- Cannot be a graduate or undergraduate student in any degree program during the fellowship period

Visit hugohouse.org/get-involved/made-hugo-house/ for more info and to apply.

Eligible media

Literary Arts