Support 2016 Kundiman Fellows



Kundiman is excited to welcome new and returning fellows to the 2016 Retreat. In 2015, Kundiman has had a successful campaign, and we were able to raise $15,500 for room and board. Though room and board are free, each fellow must pay a non-refundable tuition fee of $375 plus the cost of travel to attend the Retreat.

In an effort to help first-time and returning Fellows attend the 2016 Retreat, we have created a Support 2016 Kundiman Fellows crowd-funding campaign. Fellows can create their individual teams, in which their networks of family and friends can make a direct donation. 

Check out the campaign here. Read about each of our fellows and show support by giving $5, $10, $20, $100...any small donation goes a long way! Your donation will go toward a Fellow’s tuition and will help defray the cost of travel. Please donate today to support a 2016 Kundiman Fellow! 

about the retreat

This five-day Retreat will take place at Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus located in the Bronx, NYC from June 15-19th, 2016. Poetry and Fiction Fellows will work with nationally renowned Asian American faculty Jaswinder Bolina, Kimiko Hahn, Lee Herrick, Porochista Khakpour, R. Zamora Linmark, and Bich Minh Nguyen. At the Retreat, accepted fellows have the opportunity to write in a safe and instructive environment that identifies and addresses the unique challenges faced by emerging Asian American writers. Generative in nature, the workshops are designed to help fellows write new work. Daily activities include craft talks, readings, group writing exercises, and social gatherings. Our hope is that fellows are able to forge a deeper relationship to their artistic process and are able to encounter their work with renewed focus and energy.