Contests, Awards and Competitions for November 2009

2009 Anderbo Poetry Prize Website: http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderprize2009.html Deadline: November 1, 2009 Entry fee: $10. For up to six unpublished poems. Winner receives: $500 cash Publication on anderbo.com Guidelines: –Poems should be typed on 8 1/2 x 11 paper with the poet’s name and contact information on the upper right corner of each poem. –Limit six poems per poet –Entrant must not have been previously published on anderbo.com –Entrant must not be a current or former student of William Logan –Mail submissions to:   Anderbo Poetry Prize,   270 Lafayette Street,   Suite 1412,   New York, NY 10012 –Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to receive … Continue reading Contests, Awards and Competitions for November 2009

Grants February 2009

Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant Program  Grants of up to $5,000 for emerging music, theater (including performance art and experimental theater), and visual artists from Minnesota or New York City. Grants must be used for travel pertaining to research for new work, the development of collaborations, participation in specific training programs, investigating artistic work outside Minnesota or New York City, and time for reflection and individual study (grants do not support production of new work, acquisition of teaching credentials, touring, performances, exhibitions, or teaching). Travel may be national or international, and must occur between June 1, 2009, and December … Continue reading Grants February 2009

Emergency Funds for Writers

Carnegie Fund for Authors Emergency assistance to needy writers who have commercially published at least one book of reasonable length which has received reader acceptance. Carnegie Fund for Authors 1 Old Country Rd. Carle Place, NY 11514   Authors League Fund The Fund gives open-ended, interest-free, no-strings-attached loans to professional writers and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income or other misfortune. The Authors League Fund 31 East 32nd Street, 7th Floor New York, NY 10016 (phone) 212-268-1208 (fax) 212-564-5363 Email: staff@authorsleaguefund.org Website: http://www.authorsleaguefund.org   The PEN Writers Fund Emergency … Continue reading Emergency Funds for Writers

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