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 provided by Kemi Adeyemi, Well Read.
If you’d like to be considered for the fellowship, please combine a resume, writing sample, and a brief explanation of your interest in the program in a single PDF and send to We accept unsolicited and nominated applications on a rolling basis. Applicants 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 towards specific artists will receive priority.
Upcoming Session artists are listed below:
September – October 2019
Maryam Monalisa Gharavi
November – December 2019
Christopher Udemezue
January – February 2020
Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin
February – April 2020
Naima Green
May – June 2020
Kiyan Williams
June – August 2020
Marcela Torres 
For more information on the subject manner of each Session click here


Recently Published Critical Writing: