FAQ


Thank you for your interest in the Readings & Workshops program (R&W), which supports writers who give readings and workshops at community venues in New York State and California, and in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New Orleans, Seattle, Tucson, and Washington, D.C.

Please see our guidelines for instructions regarding the application process. If you cannot find the information you are looking for in this FAQ, or if you have additional questions, please call or e-mail us.

For events taking place in New York State, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, or Washington, D.C., call (212) 226-3586 x226 or e-mail rw-east@pw.org.

For events taking place in California, Houston, Seattle, or Tucson, call (310) 481-7195 or e-mail rw-west@pw.org.

General

How do I apply for funding?

Posted 12.28.07

Complete the online application. Register or log in at pw.org/funding.

When is the application deadline?

Posted 12.28.07

Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications must be received eight weeks prior to the event, but we encourage you to send them in earlier. (Our fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30. All applications for the next fiscal year received before May 1 will be held and processed shortly before July 1.) You may apply for a series of events all at once or separately throughout the year.

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