$30.00

To support the writing of a debut book of creative nonfiction. Recipient will receive a $10,000 living stipend, housing, and an editorial apprenticeship with the Oxford American toward a nine-month residency in the thriving creative capital of Little Rock, Arkansas. 

Over the past 25 years, the Oxford American, a quarterly magazine dedicated to documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South, has helped launch and sustain the careers of many significant writers of literary journalism, memoir, reportage, criticism, and the lyric essay. The Oxford American and its contributors have received many awards, including the 2016 National Magazine Award in General Excellence.

Jeff Baskin, a librarian by trade, was a lifelong and generous literary citizen. His imaginative approach to his work and his programming innovations brought reading and writing to countless in the North Little Rock community. The Oxford American is proud to honor his legacy with this fellowship.

Eligibility and guidelines are available here
 
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The Oxford American offers a comprehensive editorial internship program. Internships are unpaid and full-time. Internship terms begin in January, June, and September, though the program provides some flexibility for starting dates. Six-month internships are also available. We accept applications for all terms year-round but please note the following deadlines:

 

  • March 15 for internships starting in June
  • June 15 for internships starting in September
  • November 1 for internships starting in January

Applications should include a résumé and writing samples. Please specify the term for which you are applying.

$2.00
$2.00

 

Submitting and responding to submissions via post is needlessly wasteful, slow, and expensive. We encourage prospective contributors to save time and paper by using Submittable. No need for a self-addressed, stamped envelope or a trip to the post office. 

A nominal processing fee applies to non-subscribers.
 
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$2.00
$2.00

We accept nonfiction pitches and pieces on spec. Thank you for submitting your work. Click here to subscribe to the Oxford American

 

Submitting and responding to submissions via post is needlessly wasteful, slow, and expensive. We encourage prospective contributors to save time and paper by using Submittable. No need for a self-addressed, stamped envelope or a trip to the post office. 

A nominal processing fee applies to non-subscribers.
 
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Use this category to submit proposals for Points South and feature articles.

Processing fee waived for proposals.

Art

Please submit artwork here in a standard digital format. 

The Oxford American cannot be responsible for original artwork mailed to our editorial offices. 

We cannot respond to all art submissions, but we consider portfolios and selections on a rolling basis and will contact you upon selection for publication.

Processing fee waived for art submissions.