Foundations and Funding Opportunities

Biennial Grants for Mature Women Biennial grant of $1,000 to a woman poet, fiction writer, nonfiction writer, playwright, or TV script writer. NOTE: Next grants awarded in 2007. Write for guidelines. National League of American Pen Women, Inc. 1300 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 (phone) 202-785-1997 Email: info@nlapw.org Website: http://www.nlapw.org   Lannan Foundation Supports the creation of exceptional English-language literature and seeks to develop a wider audience for contemporary poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Funds organizations that support diverse writers through publication, presentation, and distribution. Lannan Foundation 313 Read Street Santa Fe , NM 87501 (phone) 888-221-3133 (fax) 505-986-8160 Email: … Continue reading Foundations and Funding Opportunities

Gina Gareri-Watkins

Gina Gareri-Watkins Gina Gareri-Watkins is a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Professional Writing program at Kennesaw State University.  Gina’s columns focus on life after 50 and doing time down south, although very few people outside of grad class have actually read them.  She has spent 27 years as a wife — and nearly 20 as a mother — with the recent addition of two dogs increasing caretaking issues exponentially.  Her work has yet to appear in more than 500 newspapers in the United States and abroad, but if the Sweet Potato Queens can do it, so can she. In her spare time Gina does not … Continue reading Gina Gareri-Watkins