Items Tagged With funding for the arts

Hurston/Wright Foundation Turns 25

by Stacia Brown

News and Trends

Posted 12.16.14

January/February 2015

Amidst questions of racial diversity in the publishing industry, the Hurston/Wright foundation continues its outstanding support of African American writers, promising a brighter outlook for the state of writing in America.

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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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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 a writing sample of any length with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, and a $10 entry fee by February 27. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.