Speculative Literature Foundation Older Writers Grant
Deadline May 31 (must be received by this date; don't enter before May 1), formerly March 31. Recommended free contest awards one grant of $1,000 for unpublished writing samples (poetry, drama, fiction, or nonfiction) by writers aged 50+ who are just starting to write professionally. Submit a sample of up to 10 pages of poetry or drama, or 5,000 words of fiction or creative nonfiction. Along with your writing sample, send a 500-word personal statement as well as a 1-page bibliography of any previously published work. If sending a segment of a novel or novella, include a 1-page synopsis. See website for other submission requirements. Enter by email.
Published: February 25, 2021