CALAVERAS COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL'S WRITER'S GRANT AWARD AVAILABLE NOW
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Recipient notified: April 4, 2019
Goldrush Writer’s Workshop: May 3rd, 4th, & 5th 2019
Are you a serious writer who wants to take the next step into writing? The CCAC is pleased to offer a grant for one to attend the 14th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference on May 3 to 5 in Mokelumne Hill. We’re looking for a writer who is committed to the art and craft of writing.
The Gold Rush Writers Conference is an intimate weekend in Mokelumne Hill led by professionals who guide you through a series of panels, specialty talks, workshops and celebrated author lectures. Go one-on-one with successful poets, novelists, biographers, memoirists, screenwriters, playwrights and short story writers. The conference also includes a picnic supper in a Victorian garden Friday evening followed by an open-mic reading, Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch at the historic Hotel Leger.
For more information on this year’s conference, go to www.goldrushwriters.com
Grant application is open to all Calaveras County residents of any age. Submissions are by email only. Please include all requirements in one document that is attached to your email.
1. A 100-200 word bio about you and your experience and goals for your writing (it’s not necessary to be a published writer, but we’d like to see intent). Do NOT go over the 200 word limit.
2. A short cover letter detailing why you’re applying for the grant, including your need and interest.
3. A 250-500 word essay answering the question, “Why the arts are necessary.” The essay may be a personal essay about why the arts have been necessary in your life, or it may be a researched creative non-fiction piece, or it may be poetry or fiction. Do NOT go over the 500 word limit.
Include your name, address, email, and phone number.
Email submission by midnight, April 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: workshop submission.
If you have questions, email email@example.com or call 209/754-1774
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