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Donation Policy

Poets House relies on donations from hundreds of donors each year to ensure that the Reed Foundation Library continues to grow. Over the years, our supporters have helped build a unique 70,000-item poetry library that is free and open to the public. Built by our community of poets, poetry publishers, and readers of poetry, the collection documents the poetry of our time.

When is the next deadline?

Complete applications must be uploaded via Submittable by 11:59pm December 18, 2015.

How are Fellows selected?

Applicants are reviewed by a selection panel comprised of poets as well as Poets House staff. The panel will take into consideration applicant's creative work, professional achievement as a poet, and financial/personal need.

How many participants are in the program?

There will be 10 poets chosen to participate in the Emerging Poets Fellowship Program.

Is there a stipend?

Each participant will receive a $500 honorarium for their participation and a stipend of $100 to cover travel expenses. There may also be some funding to help participants pay childcare expenses.

Is there a tuition fee?

No, there is no fee for those accepted into the program.


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