Happening at NYFA



NYFA Presents: Three Decades of Writing Fellows with Kathryn Harrison, Phillip Lopate, Catherine Lacey, and Rajesh Parameswaran

Monday, January 25, 7:00 PM Reading at Housing Works Bookstore in New York City NYFA Board member and three-time fellowship recipient Saïd Sayrafiezadeh will be returning to host the third event in this reading series featuring NYFA writing fellows. Kathryn Harrison (Fellow ‘94), Phillip Lopate (Fellow ‘91), Catherine Lacey (Fellow ‘12), and Rajesh Parameswaran (Fellow ‘15) will…

Artists’ Fellowships “How to Video,”2015

An instructional video on completing NYFA’s 2015 Artists’ Fellowship Application  Running Order:0:00 – Introduction to Artists’ Fellowships 5:24 – Application Process (Creating a New Application, Applicant Information, Work Statement) 11:22 – Application by Category11:45 – Fiction13:32 – Folk/ Traditional Arts16:33 – Interdisciplinary Work 19:46 – Painting22:54 – Video/Film26:48 – Formatting Work Samples26:49 – Digital Images29:50…

Applications Open for 2015 NYFA Artists’ Fellowships

Apply for fellowships in Fiction, Folk/Traditional Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts, Painting, and Video/Film. NYFA Artists’ Fellowships are $7,000 cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York and/or Indian Nations of New York State for unrestricted use. Grants are awarded in 15 artistic disciplines with applications accepted in 5 categories…

Spotlight: Jenny Offill’s “Dept. of Speculation”

Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of universal shipwreck that unites us all. With cool precision, in language that shimmers with rage and wit and fierce longing, Offill has crafted an exquisitely suspenseful love story that…