Queen's University Belfast Creative Writing

The Fulbright Queen's University Belfast Award in Creative Writing covers a six-month appointment to write, lecture and deliver public readings of one's own work.

The Scholar will assist in teaching one undergraduate creative writing class, as well as conduct one graduate workshop in the Scholar's field of expertise and interest. Public readings of published work and works-in-progress will be sponsored by the Seamus Heaney Centre and the School of English.

The appointment will start in January 2022.

Grant amount

  • £15,000

This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general maintenance costs while in the UK.

Faculty accommodation may be available for free or for a reasonable rental rate; candidates should inquire well in advance of arrival.