Items Tagged With funding for the arts

Amazon Speaks Out, World Book Night Suspends Operations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.2.14

John Freeman to edit new anthology series; Schuler Books purchases Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor; the New York Public Library lends Wi-Fi; and other news.

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Amy Stolls Named NEA Literature Director, NPR’s Summer Reading Lists, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.18.14

Jeanette Winterson faces online critics; the effects of the Amazon-Hachette dispute on self-published authors; a boost for Korean literature; and other news.

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Lit Mag Helps Newtown Heal

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.13

July/August 2013

The Newtowner, an arts and literary quarterly based in Newtown, Connecticut, published a tribute issue in an effort to help its hometown heal after the shooting at Sand Hook Elementary School.

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Writing Awards

Writing Awards

Up to five awards of $6,000 each and up to five Promise Awards of $2,000 each are given twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with children. Writers with at least one child under the age of 18 are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 poems totaling no more than 25 pages or up to 25 pages of prose with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, a project statement, and a $10 entry fee by August 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.