Posted by: Kathy Temean | September 18, 2009

Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award – FOR NJ Writers

For New Jersey resident poets and fiction writers who have never published a book, or have published no more than one full-length book in the genre in which they are applying.    Writers must have resided in New Jersey for at least two years prior to the date they submit their manuscripts.

Writers may apply in the poetry and/or fiction categories (only one manuscript per category). Writers may not be previous winners of contests sponsored by Poets & Writers, Inc. One New Jersey poet and one New Jersey fiction writer will be selected. The names of the winning writers will be announced by April 15, 2010.

Each winner will receive a $500 honorarium; a trip to New York City in October 2010 to meet with editors, agents,
publishers, and other writers.
All related travel/lodgings expenses and a per diem stipend are covered by Poets & Writers.
Winners will also give a public reading of their work; and one-month residency at the Jentel Artist Residency Program
in Wyoming (optional, at writer’s request).

Deadline December 1, 2009.

http://www.pw.org/files/WEXApplication09.pdf

Live in South Carolina?  Then here are two for you:

THE CARRIE MCCRAY NICKENS FELLOWSHIP IN POETRY
http://sc.gov/NewsCenter/SCSL/pr07272009.htm

SOUTH CAROLINA ARTS FELLOWSHIPS
http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/grants/artists/fellowships.shtml


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