Ends on April 15, 2017$10.00
$10.00

Kundiman is partnering with the Asian American Literary Review and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center to offer a mentorship program to emerging Asian American writers!

Mentees receive a two month long mentorship, $1000 honorarium, travel, and lodging, and a feature reading with their mentors at the first-ever Asian American Literary Festival. They will also have their exchange published in the Asian American Literary Review.

Include 5 pages of prose (1,250 words maximum) with your name included on each page. Please double-space and use 12 point standard font.

Include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and a brief paragraph describing what you hope to gain through a Kundiman Mentorship with Alexander Chee.

Mentees will be selected by Kundiman staff in consultation with the Mentor, and will be notified in May.


Requirements

  • Participate in two Skype sessions with mentors (one at the beginning of exchange; one at the end of letter exchange)
  • Write three letters to mentors (approximately 500–1000 words in length)
  • Meet with mentor for lunch at Asian American Literary Festival, which takes place, July 27–July 29th, at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
  • Present at featured reading at the Asian American Literary Festival

Eligibility

Any writer who self-identifies as Asian American who has not published a full length book by the date of the festival. Writers must be in the United States at the time of the literary festival.

Ends on April 15, 2017$10.00
$10.00

Kundiman is partnering with the Asian American Literary Review and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center to offer a mentorship program to emerging Asian American writers!

Mentees receive a two month long mentorship, $1000 honorarium, travel, and lodging, and a feature reading with their mentors at the first-ever Asian American Literary Festival. They will also have their exchange published in the Asian American Literary Review.

Send five to seven (5-7) pages of poetry. Please use 12 point standard font.

Include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and a brief paragraph describing what you hope to gain through a Kundiman Mentorship with Paisley Rekdal.

Mentees will be selected by Kundiman staff in consultation with the Mentor, and will be notified in May.

Requirements

  • Participate in two Skype sessions with mentors (one at the beginning of exchange; one at the end of letter exchange)
  • Write three letters to mentors (approximately 500–1000 words in length)
  • Meet with mentor for lunch at Asian American Literary Festival, which takes place, July 27–July 29th, at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
  • Present at featured reading at the Asian American Literary Festival

Eligibility

Any writer who self-identifies as Asian American who has not published a full length book by the date of the festival. Writers must be in the United States at the time of the literary festival.