The Foundation will consider proposals from authors and scholars working in any genre, style, and media that can be classified as Fiction or Poetry. In accordance with the fellowship program's overall goal of supporting early mid-career artists and scholars, applicants should have a record of a major publication and demonstrate a promising program of creative development using Fiction, or Poetry. as a mode of creative expression and experimentation. Note that fellowship funds are intended mainly to support time for creative work; they do not underwrite costs of equipment, exhibitions, or publication. Application proposals should include brief descriptions methodology, timeframe, and use of funding as well as the intended impact your project may have within the field of study.