NEW MEXICO WRITERS 2020 GRANT PROGRAM
The New Mexico Writers annual grant program is intended to support New Mexico authors in a variety of literary endeavors. The program features a competition for funding new works or works in progress by writers from all populations and geographic areas of New Mexico, including lesser-served communities.
Grants are between $500 and $2,000 and are awarded at the New Mexico Writers annual dinner, where grantees are honored as special guests. The 2020 annual dinner will be held on April 9, 2020, at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
All New Mexico writers are invited to apply for funding to support projects in ONE of any of the following genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, playwriting, and screenwriting.
ELIGIBLE AWARD FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Grant recipients may use the funding to support their work as needed, including attendance at a writing-related workshop, conference, or mentorship program; research-related travel costs; or enabling time away from employment to work on a project.
Award recipients are required to submit a report to New Mexico Writers detailing how the grant was used and how their work benefited from the funding.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
Grant applications are due via online submission only no later than January 31, 2020. Awardees will be notified by March 1, 2020.