Spring 2016 Residency Scholarships Awarded!

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016 in News | No Comments

Noepe is proud to announce the recipients of the Spring 2016 Residency Scholarships. This growing program works to fulfill Noepe’s mission of providing writers with time, space and opportunities to advance their craft.

The Room Six Scholarship – Rhoda Feng
A recent graduate of Wellesley College, Ms. Feng is a New York-based editor and freelance writer. Her essays and opinion pieces have appeared in the Guardian, Christian Science Monitor, Atlantic Online, Huffington Post, and Paris Review Daily

New Publishing Triangle LGBT Residency Award -A.C. Geradi
Ms. Geradi’s published works include a short poem, “The Incarnate,” 2007, first published in The Exquisite Corpse Online, as well as the short story “Tamarinds,” featured in the 2011 edition of the now-defunct Bridge Journal. She lives in Somerville, MA, with her two roommates, and their adorable half-weenie, Tyrion.

Innovation in Journalism Fellowship – Sophia Tewa
Ms. Tewa, a video journalist from Brooklyn, NY, has been selected as the first recipient of the Martha’s Vineyard Fellowship for Innovation in Journalism. Created by the Vineyard Gazette Media Group in concert with the Noepe Center, the six-week fellowship is designed to promote experimentation and cultivate the use of multimedia  in community journalism. The fellowship drew applicants from across the country.

Sophia will live in community with other writers at the Noepe Center, and work as part of a team with Vineyard Gazette reporters and editors on several journalism projects. A graduate of Lehman College of the City University of New York as we’ll as CUNY’s master’s program in journalism, Sophia has taught digital media, has worked as a freelance writer and videographer and taught digital media.

 

For more information on the individual scholarships and requirements, including available Fall 2106 Scholarships, visit the Scholarship page.

If you are interested in creating a scholarship, personally or in conjunction wth an organization, please contact Justen Ahren, Director by email – noepecenter@gmail.com