FULBRIGHT VISITING RESEARCH CHAIR IN CREATIVE WRITING AT NEW

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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
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                                  “The Creative Writing Program now occupies a lovely townhouse on West 10th Street in the
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                                  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: info@fulbright.ca     ADVANCE PUBLIC DEBATE · BUILD MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING
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                                    WHAT A DIFFERENCE A FULBRIGHT MAKES