Fishtrap will award up to five Fellowships, valued at $1,000 each, to person who wish to attend the 2009 Summer Fishtrap Workshops and Gathering. Summer Fishtrap is scheduled for July 5-12, 2009 at Wallowa Lake. The Fellowships include workshop fee, food, lodging, and a partial travel stipend. There are no subject restrictions, but submissions should follow the Fishtrap mission, which is to promote "good writing in and about the West." Applicants should be from the West, or writing about the West. To apply, submit up to eight pages of poetry or 2,500 words of prose and a half-page biography by January 31, 2009. There is no entry fee. Submission guidelines can be found by visitingit (

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