Emerging Writer Fellowships / Timeline

General Information | Submission Guidelines | Eligibility | Timeline
2022 Mentors | 2022 Fellows


  • Applications open February 1, 2024
  • Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on April 30, 2024
  • Winners Notified: Mid—September
  • Fellows Arrive: January 15, 2025 – January 31, 2026
  • Final project manuscript and completed survey of fellowship from fellows submitted by January 31, 2026

MBF/MDC does not own any material generated during residency, it remains the intellectual property of the fellow, but we reserve the right to reproduce any small part for grant reporting purposes.

If you have any questions, please contact Ismery Pavon at ipavon@mdc.edu.

The Miami Book Fair Emerging Writer Fellowships program is supported by The Jorge M. Peréz Family Foundation at The Miami Foundation, the Green Family Foundation, Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Department of State Division of Arts and Culture.