Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

This is a series of three-month intensive writing fellowships, the goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging, diverse voices in feminist, activist, and pop-culture media. All fellows will work under the guidance of Bitch cofounder Andi Zeisler.

Fellows will work with Bitch Media during one of the following four quarters:

  • January 1 – March 30

  • April 1 – June 30

  • July 1 – September 30

  • October 1 – December 31

Fellows will work in one of four subject areas during their fellowship period:

  • Sexual politics

  • Pop-culture criticism

  • Technology

  • Global feminism

During the 3-month fellowship, fellows will:

  • Produce a minimum of six online articles for Bitch Media in the topic area of their fellowship. These pieces can take a variety of forms: reported, analytical, advocacy-focused, and even infographic.

  • Produce at least one longform article to be published in the quarterly magazine Bitch: A Feminist Response to Pop Culture.

  • Participate in biweekly discussions (by phone or Zoom if fellows cannot meet in person) with the fellowship director and other members of the Bitch Media staff.

  • Receive mentorship and support in creating, shaping, and editing articles and online pieces.

  • Receive follow-up support with placing future articles and essays, and make great connections within the feminist-media community.

  • Receive a $2,000 stipend for the three-month fellowship.

Deadline: 30 June 2019

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