Gwenn A. Nusbaum/WWBA “Poets to Come” Award
Deadline April 3 (must be received by this date), formerly April 1. Neutral free contest from the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association awards $1,500 scholarship to a US citizen ages 25-35 who is "at the beginning of their career" and "demonstrates a scholastic or pre-professional track of outstanding poetic writing". The award must be used for “supportive activities to further the winner's writing career" ( e.g. college tuition/fees, writing courses, workshops, conferences, and retreats). Before submitting, read sponsor's full terms and conditions. Enter online. Submit a poetry sample (ten poems, one chapbook, OR five poems to illustrate a narrative of your autobiographical statement), a cover letter that includes a statement of intent for your professional writing goals and your expenditure plans for the scholarship funds, as well as a 3-page resume/CV.
Published: January 25, 2023