“I’d like to have money.  And I’d like to be a good writer.  These two can come together, and I hope they will, but if that’s too adorable, I’d rather have the money.”–Dorothy Parker

AWP WC&C Scholarship Competition

AWP offers two annual scholarships of $500 each to emerging writers who wish to attend a writers’ conference, center, retreat, festival, or residency. The scholarships are applied to fees for winners who attend one of the member programs in AWP’s Directory of Conferences & Centers. Winners and four finalists also receive a one-year individual membership in AWP. Submissions must be postmarked between December 1 and March 30 of each year.  Download full guidelines here.

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