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FULBRIGHT VISITING RESEARCH CHAIR IN CREATIVE WRITING AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Resident in the Creative Writing Program at New York University, the Fulbright ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Visiting Research Chair will engage in creative activity in poetry and/or fiction, • PROMINENT WRITER OR develop partnerships, and teach one course at the graduate or undergraduate level. EMERGING WRITER WITH BOOK In addition, the Visiting Research Chair will have opportunities to deliver public MANUSCRIPTS OF RECOGNIZED lectures, give seminar presentations, participate in conferences and related research, QUALITY and otherwise contribute to the intellectual life of New York University • CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP • PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH For more than two decades, the NYU Creative Writing Program has provided talented new writers an opportunity to develop their craft in a rigorous and inspiring environment while working closely with some of the finest poets and novelists FIELDS OF RESEARCH writing today, including E.L. Doctorow, Yusef Komunyakaa, Paule Marshall, • FICTION Sharon Olds, Breyten Breytenbach (Global Distinguished Professor) and Philip • POETRY Levine (Distinguished Poet-in-Residence). Recently, the NYU Creative Writing Program was named one of the “Top Ten Graduate Programs In Creative Writing” by The Atlantic magazine. BENEFITS Established in 1831, NYU is one of the largest and most prestigious private research • US$25,000 FOR ONE SEMESTER universities in the United States. Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, (4.5 MONTHS) creative writing at NYU offers an immersion in events designed to cultivate and • HEALTH INSURANCE inspire. Beyond the Village, New York City becomes an extension of the • VISA SERVICES University's campus. • ON-CAMPUS SUPPORT • ASSISTANCE WITH HOUSING For further information, please contact Deborah Landau, Director of the Creative SEARCH Writing Program, at 212-998-8816 or Deborah.Landau@nyu.edu. • FULBRIGHT ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES “My best memory, apart from having so much time to research and write, was assigning Canadian texts to my creative writing class. The students, most of whom had grown up reading American fiction had never read SPECIAL COMPETITION anything quite like it before, and we had long discussions about the idea of DEADLINE : ‘international’ writing. It was probably the best class, and certainly the best JANUARY 15TH 2008 experience I had while teaching at NYU.” FOR AWARDS TO BE TAKEN UP SEPTEMBER 2008 OR JANUARY 2009 Tamas Dobozy, Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies at Wilfred Laurier University APPLICATION FORM 2006-2007 Fulbright Visiting Chair in Creative Writing at New York University AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT: “The Creative Writing Program now occupies a lovely townhouse on West 10th Street in the WWW.FULBRIGHT.CA same Greenwich Village neighborhood where so many writers--James Baldwin, Willa Cather, Hart Crane, E.E. Cummings, Frank O’Hara, Mark Twain, Richard Wright, and Marianne Moore, to name just a few—have lived and worked. The Lillian Vernon Creative Writers THE CANADA-U.S. House allows writers--established and emerging--to share their work in an inspiring setting. FULBRIGHT PROGRAM The program also includes innovative literary outreach programs, teaching 350 Albert Street, Suite 2015 opportunities, an expansive reading series for visiting writers as well as an Ottawa, ON K1R 1A4 exciting student reading series held at the legendary KGB bar, seminars with editors and publishers, and a nationally-recognized literary journal.” Phone: 613-688-5540 Deborah Landau, Director of NYU Creative Writing Program Fax: 613-237-2029 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ADVANCE PUBLIC DEBATE · BUILD MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING WWW.FULBRIGHT.CA WHAT A DIFFERENCE A FULBRIGHT MAKES