Opportunity: New Visions Writers Award (Writers of Color in the USA)
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Opportunity: New Visions Writers Award (Writers of Color in the USA)

Via the Tu Books website: Support for the Award New York Times Bestselling Author Nikki Grimes  chimes in: “When was the last time you read a fantasy or science fiction novel written by an author of color? For most, the answer would be never. That simply ought not to be. There’s little point in discussing diversity in literature if whole … Continue reading

Opportunity for Writers of Color: The Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship 2013
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Opportunity for Writers of Color: The Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship 2013

From The Loft Literary Center website: The Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship 2013 AWARD IS: OPEN Deadline: Thursday, November 1, 5 p.m. — This is not a postmark deadline. Download the award guidelines (PDF) The Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship for artists of color and Indigenous artists provides writers financial support and professional assistance to develop … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants, Individual Grants: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts

Via Bay Area Art Grind: Call for Applicants, Individual Grants: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Deadline: September 15th, 2012 From their website:  Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange … Continue reading

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Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons

http://www.dialogoglobal.com/ DECOLONIZING KNOWLEDGE AND POWER: POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES, DECOLONIAL HORIZONS BARCELONA, SPAIN – JULY 9-19, 2012 APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2012 The international Summer School, “Decolonizing Knowledge and Power,” is an undertaking that aims at enlarging the scope of the conversation (analysis and investigation) of the hidden agenda of modernity (that is, coloniality) in the sphere of … Continue reading

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Asian Cultural Council Individual and Project/Organizational Grants

Via Planting Rice: Start Date: Friday, September 30, 2011 Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Information and Deadlines Individual Grants Asian individuals seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue non-commercial creative activity in the United States or among the countries of Asia in the visual and performing arts are eligible … Continue reading

11/08/2011 Application Deadline: VONA/Voices at the University of Miami
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11/08/2011 Application Deadline: VONA/Voices at the University of Miami

http://www.as.miami.edu/dev/english/creativewriting/voices-at-um WORDS ARE MIGHTIER The University of Miami’s MFA in Creative Writing Program and VONA Voices Writing Workshop announce the first VONA/Voices regional writing workshop to be held January 13, 14, and 15, 2012 at the University of Miami. The Voices of our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA) is dedicated to nurturing writers of color and … Continue reading