Welcome to Woodland Pattern's Submittable site! 


Woodland Pattern, a founding member of the Poetry Coalition, is accepting applications for a paid Poetry Coalition Fellowship position. This position is 20 hours per week from September 5, 2022, to June 30, 2023. The stipend is $18,720 plus $1,000 toward health care. Candidates must reside in or near Milwaukee. Applications will be accepted from May 3 to July 3, 2022.


As of June 1, we will also be accepting applications for a new Milwaukee Emerging Poet Fellowship, open to Milwaukee poets between the ages of 20 and 30. Among other benefits, the fellow will receive a $1,000 award, a $500 book allowance, and a $2,000 project budget to launch a reading series, publication, press, or other literary arts project in collaboration with Woodland Pattern and its partners. This year's mentor is former Milwaukee Poet Laureate Brenda Cárdenas. Applications will be accepted from June 1 through August 1, 2022.

For more information about either of these opportunities, please visit our website

Please submit 10 poems, a project proposal, and a letter of inquiry. Poems may be submitted as either a manuscript or performance recording. Please submit all 10 poems in only ONE text document or audio/video recording. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and phone and/or email contact info for 2–3 references. We look forward to reading your application!

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