The Critical Writing program commissions emerging writers to pursue the underlying theory and contemporary criticism that informs individual Session projects, initiating a meaningful exchange between artists and writers while facilitating the mutual production of new work. Fellows are given editorial support and a $750 honorarium. Editorial support for Critical Writing is provided by Kemi Adeyemi.
If you’d like to be considered for the fellowship, please send a resume, writing sample, and a brief explanation of your interest in the program as a combined PDF to We accept unsolicited and nominated applications on a rolling basis. Applicants are placed on file and paired with Session artists throughout the year.  If interested in a specific artist or project, please include this in your application. Applications directed toward a specific artists will receive priority. Upcoming Session artists are listed below:
March – May 2022
Rashayla Marie Brown and Jamila Raegan: The MPA for MPA
May – June 2022
Caroline Garcia: I Woke Up and Chose Violence
June – August 2022
Francheska Alcántara: Secure the Bag, Mint the Soaps, and Throw the Bones 
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