Call for Applications: Logan Nonfiction Program 2020


Deadline: 2 June 2020


The Logan Nonfiction Program is a residential fellowship for writers, documentary filmmakers, photojournalists, podcasters and multimedia creators. This program offers two fellowship classes per year—one in the fall (October-December) and one in the spring (February-April). The Logan Nonfiction Program welcomes between 10-20 nonfiction writers, documentary filmmakers, photojournalists, podcasters and multimedia creators per class. Fellows will receive lodging, meals, workspace, professional guidance, and community. Fellowships range between 5-10 weeks and take place on the Carey Institute for Global Good’s historic 100-acre campus in upstate New York.


The Logan Nonfiction Program accepts applications from:

  • Nonfiction writers
  • Photojournalists
  • Documentary filmmakers
  • Podcasters and radio reporters
  • Multimedia creators


Applicants must be at work on a long-form project in order to apply (e.g.: an article, book, film, collection, podcast, etc.). The program accepts applications from academics, memoirists, and non-professional journalists, as long as the intended audience of the project is the general public and the work is deeply reported. In addition to that, the program organizers are particularly interested in supporting projects that examine the most pressing issues of the day, including but not limited to: conflict and security; democracy and governance; education; environment and climate change; food security; gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, and intersectionality; globalization; health; inequality and exclusion; media and journalism; social justice; and sustainability and resilience.


All applicants should submit an online application. For those without reliable Internet access can contact at for a Word-based or mailed application form. Application material must contain complete application form, CV, work sample, cover letter, and letters of recommendation.

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