Sunday, June 13, 2010

Grants & Residencies

Sunday, June 13, 2010
Here are a few grants and residencies applicable to a wide-range of visual artists, writers, composers, and other creative types:

$25,000 awarded to a foreign-born writer who demonstrates outstanding early achievement. Accepts poets, novelists, short fiction writers and short creative nonfiction writers. The mission of the foundation is to recognize extraordinary achievements of immigrants to the US. Must be more than 38 years of age. Must be a naturalized citizen or permanent resident. In addition, four finalists will receive $5,000. Submit up to 30 pages of your best work. Deadline July 30, 2010.

The Millay Colony for the Arts offers one-month residencies to six visual artists, writers and composers each month between the months of April and November. It is located on a seven-acre campus with meadows and forest in Austerlitz, New York, adjacent to the former Millay home and gardens and the exquisite Harvey Mountain State Forest. Deadline October 1, 2010.

Elsewhere residencies invite creatives of all kinds to experiment with context, process, and collaboration within a former thrift store turned living museum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Now accepting applications from artists, curators, writers, musicians, designers, gardeners, makers, builders, scholars, producers, and creatives across media for residencies in 2010. Deadline July 31 and September 30, 2010. 

Sunday, June 6, 2010

The Debutante Literary Ball

Sunday, June 6, 2010
Are you a female writer with a debut book being released between September 2010 and August 2011? If so, then you are eligible to apply to become a Deb at The Debutante Ball. This group blog (five debs total) is now in its fourth season. The ladies take one day to blog each week on "bookish and not-so-bookish" topics in the months leading up to their books' releases.

Act now... the applications are being accepted until June 30th. Click here for guidelines.
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