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 a $30,000 cash 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 meets informally with students, and gives at least one public lecture.
How To Apply:
Students or alumni, as applicable, may apply directly to this program. Applicants may consult with the Fellowships Office on their application materials.