Literary Arts is accepting applications for the Oregon Literary Fellowships as outlined belo:
Oregon Literary Career Fellowships: two grants of $10,000 each will be given to Oregon writers of exceptional talent. One of these fellowships is reserved specifically for a writer of color.
The Oregon Literary Fellowships will award nine writers and two publishers with fellowships of $3,500 each. This financial support helps working artists develop or complete literary projects, and publicly acknowledges their exceptional work. One of these fellowships is reserved specifically for a writer of color.
Applications and full guidelines for the 2020 Oregon Literary Fellowships are available at our website, www.literary-arts.org. There is no fee to apply. Applications are due on Friday, August 2, 2019. Writers and publishers who are current, full-time Oregon residents are eligible.
As part of the application, writers can choose to be considered for the Writer of Color Fellowships. These fellowships are designed to promote perspectives from a variety of cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, and to encourage diverse writers to apply for Oregon Literary Fellowships.