Learn how to apply for the $25,000 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in poetry before applications are due on March 10. Robin Beth Schaer, one of three Ohio writers to win the 2021 poetry fellowship, will answer your questions about applying for the fellowship and provide tips on how to make your application stand out. This Q&A takes place remotely online via Zoom. Register to receive the zoom link and class instructions.
Robin Beth Schaer is the author of the poetry collection Shipbreaking (Anhinga 2015). Her poems and essays have appeared in Tin House, Paris Review, and Guernica, among others. Her recent awards include an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, and Vermont Studio. She has taught writing in New York, New Jersey, and Ohio, and she worked as a deckhand aboard the Tall Ship Bounty.