Working Class Writers Grant
Deadline February 29 (must be received by this date), formerly February 28. Recommended free contest awards $1,000 for published or unpublished writing samples (poetry, drama, fiction, or nonfiction) by working-class, blue-collar, poor, and homeless writers. 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 750-word personal statement that addresses both your relevant financial background and what you hope to accomplish with the help of this grant as well as a 1-page bibliography of any previously published work. If sending a segment of a novel or novella, include 1-page synopsis. See website for other submission requirements. Enter by email. Sponsored by Speculative Literature Foundation.
Published: January 14, 2020