2021 Otherwise Fellowship Applications Open

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The Otherwise Award (formerly the Tiptree Award) is currently accepting applications for the Otherwise Fellowships, providing $500 grants for “writers, artists, scholars, media makers, remix artists, performers, musicians, or something else entirely. If you are doing work that is changing the way we think about gender through speculative narrative – maybe in a form we would recognize as the science fiction or fantasy genre, maybe in some other way – you are eligible for a Fellowship.”

The Fellowships are designed to”support the development of new work, in any form or genre, that uses speculative narrative to expand or explore our understanding of gender, especially in its intersections with race, nationality, class, disability, sexuality, age, and other categories of identification and structures of power.”

The Otherwise Fellowships are awarded to two creators each year. Each Otherwise Fellow is invited to serve on the selection committee for the following year. Applications are due on October 31, 2021. The website has more information on how to apply.

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