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The Logan Nonfiction Program 2022 for nonfiction creatives.

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Application Deadline: December 15, 2021. 

The Logan Nonfiction Program is a hybrid fellowship for nonfiction writers, documentary filmmakers, photojournalists, podcasters and multimedia creators. The fellowship combines virtual and in-person programming in two classes per year of 10-12 fellows per class.

Fellowships are 10 weeks in length and occur in New York’s spring and late summer. The program includes:

  • Two nonconsecutive weeks in person at the Carey Institute for Global Good’s historic 100-acre campus in upstate New York. Lodging, meals, workspace, professional guidance and community are provided during these periods.
  • Eight weeks of virtual residency programming to take place in the fellow’s own home.
  • One-on-one formal mentoring sessions with experts in the fellow’s medium, both in person and online.
  • Capacity-building panels from award-winning journalists and filmmakers.
  • Film screenings.
  • Peer-to-peer workshopping with other fellows.
  • Access to virtual coworking spaces to encourage productivity and focus.
  • Informal virtual social spaces and social hours plus sessions focused on professional and personal well-being.
  • Stipends to be used for travel to and from the Carey Institute in upstate New York.
  • Membership in an alumni group of more than 240 exceptional nonfiction creators.

Eligibility

The Logan Nonfiction Program accepts deeply reported nonfiction projects from: 

  • Nonfiction writers and journalists. 
  • Photojournalists. 
  • Documentary filmmakers.
  • Podcasters and radio reporters.
  • Multimedia creators.

Applicants must be at work on a long-form project in order to apply (e.g.: an article, book, film, podcast, etc.). The project must be wholly nonfiction and rely on in-depth interviews and original research for sourcing. 

Application Deadline

The deadline for all 2022 programs is December 15, 2021. Applicants will be notified of application status by early February, 2022. 

Application Process

Interested applicants are welcome to apply online beginning on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Please be sure to submit all required attachments online. 

Applications are evaluated by a selection committee comprised of both internal and external reviewers against a number of predetermined criteria to create a shortlist of finalists. Finalists’ applications are presented to the Logan Nonfiction Program Advisory Board for their review and approval. Once a class has been approved by the Advisory Board, successful applicants will be notified in writing and provided with registration information and a finalized schedule. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified that they have been unsuccessful or that they should reapply for a subsequent class. 

Official Website: Logan Nonfiction Program 2022

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