Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, and Residencies for September & October 2009

Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship Website: Deadline: October 15 $50,000 to the winning poet to spend a continuous year outside the continent of North America in “whatever place the recipient deems best suited to advance the art of poetry.” Application, resume, & poetry samples must be received by October 15. For full information & an application, visit the website. Correspondence should be directed to: Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, c/o F. Davis Dassori, Choate, Hall, & Stewart, Two International Place, Boston, MA 02110. Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Project Grants Website: Deadline: September 3 Entry Fee: … Continue reading Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, and Residencies for September & October 2009

Contests and Awards July/August 2009

13th Moon Poetry and Fiction Contests Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in 13th Moon will be given annually for a poem and a short story. Judith Johnson will judge. Submit up to three poems, totaling no more than 500 lines, or a short story of up to 25 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a one-year subscription to 13th Moon, by September 8. Send an SASE or visit the Web site for complete guidelines. 13th Moon, Poetry and Fiction Contests, 8 Woodmont Road, Montclair, NJ 07043. Judith Johnson, Editor. ==== Aeon Award Entry … Continue reading Contests and Awards July/August 2009

GRANTS 11/24/08

OLDER WRITERS’ GRANT — The SLF Older Writers Grant is awarded annually to a writer who is fifty years of age or older at the time of grant application, and is intended to assist such writers who are just starting to work at a professional level. We are currently offering one $750 grant annually, to be used as the writer determines will best assist his or her work. This grant will be awarded by a committee of SLF staff members on the basis of merit. Factors considered will include: a short (less than 500 words) autobiographical statement, describing the … Continue reading GRANTS 11/24/08


MARGERY DAVIS BOYDEN WILDERNESS WRITING RESIDENCY — A unique opportunity for a writer or pair of writers seeking a lengthy spell of unparalleled solitude for work and personal refreshment. In exchange for an hour a day of routine caretaking, the resident receives use of a remote, small but comfortable house in the Rogue River backcountry of southwestern Oregon and the support of a $5,000 stipend. The residency runs from the beginning of April through the end of October. The residency is open to poets and writers of all kinds, advanced in their careers or just setting out. Publication credits … Continue reading GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS 11/10/08