Ends on 2/1/2016
Multi-genre award for the best poetry, fiction, or nonfiction on any subject. Entries must be in English. Writers must live or have lived in Canada or the United States but need not necessarily be citizens or permanent residents. Entries may not be previously published.
The winner in each genre will be published. The grand prize winner will also receive a full scholarship to the Disquiet International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal. Runners-up will also receive financial aid.
One entry may include up to six poems (to a maximum of ten pages) or a single prose piece up to twenty-five double-spaced pages in length. Multiple entries must be accompanied by multiple reading fees.
Deadline: January 31, 2016
Ends on 2/8/2016
To be eligible for the fellowship, entrants must be residents of the United States or Canada who have a genealogical link to a Lusophone country.
The four winners will receive accommodations, a travel stipend, and full tuition to the 2016 ILP in Lisbon to attend Katherine Vaz’s multi-genre workshop “Writing the Luso Experience” with other writers from Portugal and North America.** Runners-up will be offered partial tuition discounts.
What to submit: 1) A 250-word statement about your background and what the fellowship would mean to you. 2) A maximum ten page writing sample in any genre (poetry, fiction, nonfiction).
There is no reading fee.
Deadline: Postmark or electronic mail date stamp of Feb. 8, 2016