Items Tagged With funding for the arts

Digital Digest: The Link From Online to Real Life

by Adrian Versteegh

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.13

July/August 2013

New online platforms like Hostr are bridging the gap between virtual and in-real-life communities. 

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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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J. M. Coetzee's and Paul Auster's Correspondence, Self-Publishing at SXSW, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.11.13

Apple CEO Tim Cook may testify in the DOJ's e-book price-fixing lawsuit; Alex Mar examines how Internet access is reshaping the experience of an artists' colony; poet Lisa Russ Spaar investigates the source of her insomnia; and other news.

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Parents & Writers

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

This spring the San Francisco-based nonprofit Sustainable Arts Foundation launches its residency grant program, which offers support to writers and artists residencies that accomodate writers and artists with children. 

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Writing Awards

Writing Awards

Up to five awards of $6,000 each and up to five Promise Awards of $1,000 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 a writing sample of any length with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, and a $10 entry fee by February 28. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.