Susan Atefat Peckham Fellowship


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The Susan Atefat Peckham Fellowship

Graduate Literary Contest Entry Form

One prize of $400. Please note that full-time employees or lecturers are not eligible for this fellowship.

Contest Details

  • Submit either:
    • one creative nonfiction piece (limited to 20 pages of prose - approximately 5,000 words), or
    • a maximum of 200 lines of poetry in any combination.
  • Do not put your name anywhere in the submitted file or the filename.
  • File must be a PDF or Word document (.pdf, .doc or .docx) following this format:
    • 12 pt font
    • black text
    • double-spaced, if prose
    • 1" margins

Questions? Contact Timothy Schaffert, Director of Creative Writing, at

Eligibility InformationAll Literary Contests