Tag: poetry



NYFA Coaching | Meet Brett Fletcher Lauer

Lauer is the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor of A Public Space. Are you a playwright, storyteller, non-fiction writer, or arts administrator working for a literary non-profit? Are you seeking insights about the inner workings of the literary world? New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased…

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships in Poetry

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship “reaffirmed my faith in myself, my writing, and my chosen path to write and be an artist, creating the work that I most want to see in the world.” – Sheree Renee Thomas (Fellow in Poetry ’03) NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are awarded to individual, originating artists living and working in the state…

NYFA Presents: Three Decades of Writing Fellows with Gregory Pardlo, Deanna Fei, Shelly Oria, and Teddy Wayne

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7:00 PM Reading at McNally Jackson Books NYFA Board member and three-time fellowship recipient Saïd Sayrafiezadeh will be hosting the fourth event in this reading series featuring NYFA writing fellows and finalists. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo (Fellow ‘05), Deanna Fei (Fellow ‘06), Shelly Oria (Finalist ‘15), and Teddy Wayne (Finalist ‘12) will be reading. NYFA Presents: Three Decades of Writing…

Congratulations to NYFA Fellow Gregory Pardlo on winning the 2015 Pulitzer Prize

Gregory Pardlo receives Pulitzer for Digest NYFA is delighted to congratulate Gregory Pardlo (Fellow in Poetry ‘05) on winning the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for his collection Digest, which was also shortlisted for the​ 2015 NAACP Image Award and is a current finalist for the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award. About Digest:  From Epicurus to Sam Cooke, the Daily…

NYFA Proudly Announces the 2014 Artists’ Fellowships Awardees

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists’ Fellowship Program. The organization has awarded a total of $630,000 to 93 artists (including three collaborations) throughout New York State in the following disciplines: crafts/sculpture; digital/electronic art; non-fiction literature; poetry, and printmaking/drawing/artist books.   Fifteen finalists (three per discipline),…