NEA Literature Fellowships
Deadline March 10 (must be received by this date), formerly March 11. Highly recommended free contest from the National Endowment for the Arts awards up to 60 $25,000 grants to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Program alternates annually between poetry and prose (fiction and creative nonfiction); 2021 applications are for prose. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Limit one application per writer per year. See fine print regarding author eligibility and submission procedures on sponsor's website. Early online submission (no later than 10 days before the deadline) is strongly encouraged.
Published: January 9, 2021