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Application is now open for 2021 Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers. The Bitch Media is pleased to announce the series of three-month intensive writing fellowships, the goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging voices in feminist media. All fellows will work under the guidance of Bitch cofounder Andi Zeisler.
The Bitch Media Fellowship was created in order to cultivate and amplify new voices. If you are a writer who has minimal publication experience, we strongly encourage you to apply.
If you are passionate about one of the above subject areas but do not have a history of writing or blogging about them, we strongly encourage you to apply. If you are a writer still figuring out what subjects obsess you, we strongly encourage you to apply.
The application for Bitch Media Fellowships closes June 30, 2020
Why Bitch Media Fellowships
Fellows will work in one of four subject areas during their fellowship period:
If you are a writer who has minimal publication experience, then the fellowship was created for you in order to cultivate and amplify your voice.
If you are a writer still figuring out what subjects obsess you then this is the perfect opportunity.
The Bitch Media Fellowships will cover the following:
Receive a $2,000 stipend for the three-month fellowship.
Receive mentorship and support in creating, shaping, and editing articles and online pieces.
Receive follow-up support with placing future articles and essays, and make great connections within the feminist-media community.
Produce a minimum of four online articles for Bitch Media in the topic area of their fellowship. These pieces can take a variety of forms: reported, analytical, advocacy-focused, and even infographic.
Produce at least one longform article to be published in the quarterly magazine Bitch: A Feminist Response to Pop Culture.
Participate in regular discussions (by Zoom) with the fellowship director and other members of the Bitch Media staff.
Degree Level: Fellowship
Sponsor: Bitch Media
Requirements and Eligibility Criteria
Who is eligible? To be eligible for Bitch Media Fellowships , candidates must:
Be a writer who has minimal publication experience,
A writer still figuring out what subjects obsess
Passionate about one of the above subject areas but do not have a history of writing or blogging about them.
Work in one of four the subject areas during their fellowship period: Sexual politics, Pop-culture criticism, Technology, Global feminism
A cover letter of no more than 600 words that describes your interest in the fellowship area of your choice. What are the topics you’re passionate about?
What are the facets and angles of this subject that you think are underreported and under-discussed elsewhere in the media?
What unique experiences and perspectives will you bring to the topic?
A CV (no more than 2 pages) that includes a list of any previous publications, if applicable. (You can still apply to a Bitch Media Writing Fellowship even if you don’t have any clips or prior publications).
Three (3) relevant writing samples.
Short answer questions to help Bitch get to know you.
How to Apply For Bitch Media Fellowships
Do you meet the eligibility criteria and interested in submitting an application to Bitch Media Fellowships
Like to submit an application? Do follow the application process
Submit an online application on the website(link is given below)
Application Closes June 30, 2020.
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