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Jason Bateman and Tina Fey at BookCon, British Military Block Book Publication, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.10.14

A twenty-four-hour bookstore in Beijing; Dylan Thomas Centre to receive grant; Naomi Shihab Nye on reading poetry out loud; and other news.

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The Anatomy of Awards

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 1.1.13

January/February 2013

The 844 poets, writers, and translators listed in the Grants & Awards section of the magazine in 2012 won a total of $9,595,066. In this feature we take a closer look at the winners.

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American Wins Rolex Mentorship

by Alex Dimitrov

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.10

July/August 2010

The Rolex Mentor and 
Protégé Arts Initiative recently announced that this year’s mentor in literature, German writer Hans Magnus Enzensberger, has chosen as his protégée American poet Tracy K. Smith. This is the fifth year a mentorship has been awarded to a writer, and the first time the winning writer has hailed from the United States.

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Art and Change Grants

Art and Change Grants

Grants of up to $2,500 each are given twice yearly by the Leeway Foundation to women and transsexual, transgender, genderqueer, and Two-Spirit poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the Philadelphia area who need financial assistance to work on a project involving art and social change. Writers living in Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia counties who are 18 years of age or older 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 project partner. The deadline for entries is August 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

BRIO Awards

BRIO Awards

Grants of $3,000 each are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who reside in the Bronx in New York City. Winners must complete a one-time public service activity. Students enrolled in a degree-granting program are ineligible. Submit up to 15 pages of poetry or 30 pages of prose by January 31. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Career Development Grants

Career Development Grants

Grants of up to $2,500 are given three times a year to allow Minnesota writers to take advantage of a specific arts opportunity. Poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who are U.S. citizens and have lived in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, or St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota for at least six months are eligible. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry or 15 pages of prose, a description of the opportunity or project, and a résumé by November 16. 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 from underrepresented communities who lack access to financial and creative support. Each winner participates in an eight-month mentorship in Los Angeles with a professional writer, several 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 20 pages of poetry or prose and at least two letters of recommendation with a $10 entry fee by August 12. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Fellowships and Grants

Fellowships and Grants

Individual Artist Fellowships of $5,000 are given annually to Minnesota writers, and Career Development Grants of up to $3,000 are given twice a year to Minnesota writers to pursue a specific arts opportunity. Poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who are U.S. citizens, at least 18 years of age, and have lived in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, or St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota for at least six months are eligible. Students enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program are ineligible for the Individual Artist Fellowships; students enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program related to the arts are ineligible for the Career Development Grants. For both awards, submit up to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a description of the work sample, an application, a project description of up to three pages, and a résumé of up to two pages by April 25. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or 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 Professional 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 a year prior to application and are not enrolled in a degree-granting program are eligible. Submit 15 to 20 pages of poetry or prose by August 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or 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. Using the online submission system, submit four copies of 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 Fellowship for Scholars and Writers

International Fellowship for Scholars and Writers

A two-year fellowship of $40,000 ($20,000 per year) will be given annually for a work-in-progress of fiction written in English or Hebrew. Writers who have not yet published a book are eligible. Submit two or three short stories or between 30 and 40 pages of a novel with a curriculum vitae and a project description by January 15, 2013. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for 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 10 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 rsum, 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 10 to 15 pages of poetry or fiction, a résumé, a brief biography, and a writer's statement by March 3. 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.

Patrick Henry Fellowship

Patrick Henry Fellowship

A nine-month fellowship, which includes a stipend of $45,000, at the C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, is given annually to a writer of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) working on a book that addresses the history or legacy of the American Revolution and the nation's founding ideas. The fellowship also includes health benefits, faculty privileges, and a residency in a restored circa 1735 house in historic Chestertown. The fellowship recipient teaches a one-semester undergraduate seminar and gives one lecture related to his or her work-in-progress. Submit a writing sample, a project description, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references by February 15. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.