Diverse Writers/Diverse Worlds Grants
Deadline July 31 (must be received by this date; don't enter before July 1), formerly June 30. Recommended free contests award two diversity-centered grants (Diverse Writers and Diverse Worlds) of $500 apiece for book-length speculative fiction rich in diversity. Diverse Writers is for "underrepresented and underprivileged groups...whose marginalized identities may present additional obstacles in the writing/publishing process"; Diverse Worlds is for "work that best presents a diverse world, regardless of the writer's background". Submit an excerpt of 5,000 words or fewer from an in-progress manuscript. See website for other submission requirements. Enter via sponsor's online application form. Sponsored by Speculative Literature Foundation.
Published: April 21, 2021