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Adonis on the Poetry of War, George Saunders’s First Novel, and More

by Staff

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Online Only, posted 4.20.16

Fanny Howe’s poetry of resistance; Emily St. John Mandel reflects on her book tour; NEA grants $550,000 to Library of America; and other news.

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More Than Just Money: Arts Organizations Offering Prizes More Valuable Than Cash

by Michael Bourne

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Posted 4.13.16

Michael Bourne

In our special section on writing contests, we take a look at three literary organizations offering prizes that include more than just cash—including time and space to write, career development, and more.

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Hachette and Ingram Buy Perseus, Pediatricians Recommend Reading to Children, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.25.14

New fairy tales discovered in Germany; Lambda Literary awarded $10,000; Patti Smith recites poetry; and other news.

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Art and Change Grants

Art and Change Grants

Project grants of up to $2,500 each are given twice yearly by the Leeway Foundation to women and transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, or otherwise gender-nonconforming poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the Delaware Valley region to fund art for social change projects. Writers living in Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia counties who are at least 18 years old and who are not full-time students in a degree-granting arts program are eligible. Applicants must identify a person, an organization, or a business as a partner for the project. Submit a project description and budget with the required entry form by March 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Emerging Voices Fellowships

Emerging Voices Fellowships

Fellowships of $1,000 each are given annually to emerging poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who lack access to financial and creative support. Each fellow participates in an eight-month mentorship in Los Angeles with a professional writer, as well as classes at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, public readings, and other programming. Housing is not provided. Writers who do not have significant publication credits, are not enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate writing program, and do not hold a graduate writing degree are eligible. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry or 20 pages of prose, a curriculum vitae, a federal tax return summary, and at least two letters of recommendation with a $10 entry fee by August 10. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Individual Artist Fellowships

Individual Artist Fellowships

Established Professional Fellowships of $6,000 each and Emerging Artist Fellowships of $3,000 each are given annually to Delaware poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Writers who have lived in Delaware for at least one year prior to application and who are not enrolled in a degree-granting program are eligible. Submit 15 to 20 pages of poetry or prose by August 3. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Grants of up to $1,500 are given twice yearly to feminist poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Individual Excellence Awards

Individual Excellence Awards

Grants of $5,000 are awarded biennially to Ohio poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Writers who have been residents of Ohio for one year prior to the application deadline and are not enrolled in a degree- or certificate-granting program are eligible. Submit 10 to 15 pages of poetry or 20 to 30 pages of prose completed within the past three years by September 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

International Writers Project Fellowship

International Writers Project Fellowship

A fellowship, including a stipend of $45,000, is given annually to an established international poet or fiction writer "who is unable to practice free expression in his or her homeland." The fellowship provides funds for relocation to the United States, living expenses, and an office on the Brown University campus for ten months. Writers or individuals seeking to nominate a writer may submit at least 10 pages of poetry or prose along with English translations, a case history showing a record of need, a publishing history, a résumé, and two letters of support by February 15. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Artist Fellowships

Literary Artist Fellowships

Grants of up to $5,000 each are given in alternating years to Mississippi poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. This year the fellowships will be offered in poetry and fiction. Applicants must be permanent residents of Mississippi at the time of application and through the duration of the grant. Students enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program are ineligible. Using the online submission system, submit 15 to 20 pages of poetry or fiction, a résumé, a brief biography, and a writer's statement by March 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Artist Fellowships

Literary Artist Fellowships

Nine fellowships of $25,000 each will be given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers living in metropolitan Detroit. The fellowships are designed to enable writers to devote time and resources to advance their literary career. Residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties who are not currently enrolled in a degree-granting program are eligible to apply. Submit 10 to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a résumé, a writer's statement, a community impact statement, and a description of the work to be accomplished by February 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Oregon Literary Fellowships

Oregon Literary Fellowships
Fellowships of $3,000 each are given annually to Oregon writers to initiate, develop, or complete literary projects in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. One Women Writers Fellowship and one Writer of Color Fellowship of $3,000 each are also given annually. Submit three copies of up to 15 pages of poetry or 25 pages of prose with the required entry form by June 24. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

Grants of $2,000 to $4,000 each are given annually to support the translation of book-length works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction that have not previously appeared in English or have appeared only in an outdated or otherwise flawed translation. Translators may be of any nationality. Manuscripts with up to two translators are eligible. Submit eight copies of 10 to 12 pages of translation along with the original passage, a brief biography, a curriculum vitae, and a statement outlining the work by February 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Translation Fellowships

Translation Fellowships

Grants of $12,500 and $25,000 each are given annually to translators of poetry and prose from any language into English. Applicants must have published, alone or in collaboration, at least 20 pages of translation in digital or print literary publications or in book form between December 1, 2000, and December 8, 2015. Using the online submission system, submit 10 to 15 pages of translation and the original work, a project description, a résumé, justification or retranslation (if applicable), and the résumé of the writer of the original work with proof of eligibility by December 8. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

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 brief biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, and a $15 entry fee by February 26. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.